"I'll Melt With You" by Modern English is about a couple who melt together because a nuclear bomb drops.
"Aberdeen" by Cage The Elephant is named after the birthplace of Kurt Cobain. It's in Grays Harbor County, Washington.
"Babylon," in David Gray's song, refers to London, which was once known as the "modern-day Babylon."
David Bowie's "Station to Station" is over 10 minutes long. Bowie was doing a lot of drugs at the time and later said, "I have only flashes of making it."
Madonna's hit "Don't Tell Me" was written by her brother-in-law, Joe Henry, who has produced albums by Hugh Laurie and Bonnie Raitt.
"Uptown Funk" by Mark Ronson was 2015's best-selling single in both the U.S. and U.K.
The Def Leppard frontman talks about their "lamentable" hit he never thought of as a single, and why he's juiced by his Mott The Hoople cover band.
Roger reveals the songwriting formula Clive Davis told him, and if "Eight Miles High" is really about drugs.
With the band in danger of being dropped from their label, Alice Cooper drummer Neal Smith co-wrote the song that started their trek from horror show curiosity to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Tom talks about the evolution of Cinderella's songs through their first three albums, and how he writes as a solo artist.
The writer of "Rainy Night in Georgia" and "Polk Salad Annie" explains how he cooks up his Louisiana swamp rock.
The drummer for Anthrax is also a key songwriter. He explains how the group puts their songs together and tells the stories behind some of their classics.
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