Vegetarian Fred Schneider of the B-52's got the idea for "Rock Lobster" at an Atlanta disco when a projector displayed images of lobsters on a grill.
Debbie Gibson was 17 years old when "Foolish Beat" topped the Hot 100. This gave her the honor of becoming the youngest artist ever to write, perform, and produce a #1 single.
A perfume called Wonderstruck was named after a line in Taylor Swift's song "Enchanted": "I'm wonderstruck, blushing all the way home."
Michael Jackson became the first artist in history to score Top 10 hits in five consecutive decades on the Hot 100 when "Love Never Felt So Good" landed at #9 on the chart dated May 31, 2014.
Wesley Snipes played the rival gang leader in Michael Jackson's "Bad" video.
Chrissie Hynde got the phrase "Brass In Pocket" from a Northern England slang term meaning you had some money, "brass" meaning coins.
Elvis, Little Richard and Cheryl Cole have all sung about Teddy Bears, but there is also a terrifying Teddy song from 1932 and a touching trucker Teddy tune from 1976.
With a few clues (Works at a diner, dreams of running away), can you name the character in the song?
Writing great prog metal isn't easy, especially when it's for 60 musicians.
Yngwie Malmsteen and Steve Vai were two of Graham's co-writers for some '80s rock classics.
If the name Citizen Dick means anything to you, there's a chance you'll get some of these right.
Michael tells the story of "Send Me On My Way," and explains why some of the words in the song don't have a literal meaning.
A monthly update on our latest interviews, stories and added songs
©2020 Songfacts®, LLC