Mark Ronson's "Uptown Funk" was the first US chart-topper to include the word "funk" in the title.
On the surface, "Summer Breeze" by Seals & Crofts is just a song about a guy coming home from work, but the duo claimed it had a deeper meaning about finding direction in one's personal life.
"Kiss On My List" by Hall & Oates is actually an anti-love song - the kiss is just one item on a list, and by no means the best.
Adele's "Hello" was the first song to sell over a million downloads in a week.
Hugh Laurie, star of the TV show House, had a minor hit in 2011 with "Police Dog Blues," an old Blues song from 1929.
The Temptations sang backup on "Super Freak" by Rick James. He mentions them in the song when he says, "Temptations, sing!"
Famous songs that lent their titles - and in some cases storylines - to movies.
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The Stooges guitarist (and producer of the Kill City album) talks about those early recordings and what really happened with David Bowie.
Daryl Hall's TV show is a hit, and he's been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame - only one of these developments excites him.
Was "Ring Of Fire" really used to sell hemorrhoid cream?
Stone Temple Pilots bass player Robert DeLeo names the songs that have most connected with fans and tells the stories behind tracks from their Tiny Music album.
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