The Hall & Oates hit "Everything Your Heart Desires" has no rhymes.
"Should I Stay or Should I Go?" by The Clash features some Spanish lines by the Texas singer Joe Ely.
David Bowie's "Let's Dance" is about more than just dancing. It's about dishonesty, particularly when we mask our true feelings.
The CCR song "Run Through the Jungle" is about gun control.
The first country song to win a Grammy for Record of the Year was "Not Ready To Make Nice" by The Dixie Chicks in 2007.
Bob Dylan's four handwritten pages containing the original draft of "Like a Rolling Stone" fetched over $2m at Sothebys New York in June 2014 setting a price record for a popular music manuscript.
Soul music legend Bill Withers on how life experience and the company you keep leads to classic songs like "Lean On Me."
The Jayhawks' song "Big Star" has special meaning to Gary, who explains how longevity and inspiration have trumped adulation.
As a 5-year-old, Brandi was writing lyrics to instrumental versions lullabies. She still puts her heart into her songs, including the one Elton John sings on.
The rock revolutionist on songwriting, quitting smoking, and what she thinks of Rush Limbaugh using her song.
Here's what happens when an opening act is really out of place with the headliner, like when Beastie Boys opened for Madonna.
Not everyone can be a superhero, but that hasn't stopped generations of musicians from trying to be Superman.
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