You wouldn't know it from the upbeat melody, but "Walkin' On The Sun" by Smash Mouth is about the 1992 Los Angeles Riots.
Avicii's "Wake Me Up" was the first ever song to reach 200 million streams on the Spotify music streaming service.
The Fratellis song "Chelsea Dagger" was named for their lead singer's wife - it was her burlesque name.
Sea creatures mentioned in "Rock Lobster" by The B-52's include a jellyfish, piranha, bikini whale and narwhal.
Ricky Martin's "Livin' La Vida Loca" was the first #1 hit created entirely in Pro Tools.
"Aberdeen" by Cage The Elephant is named after the birthplace of Kurt Cobain. It's in Grays Harbor County, Washington.
With Bernie Taupin, Martin co-wrote the #1 hits "We Built This City" and "These Dreams." After writing the Pretty Woman song for Go West, he had his own hit with "In the House of Stone and Light."
Todd Rundgren explains why he avoids "Hello It's Me," and what it was like producing Meat Loaf's Bat Out of Hell album.
Foreigner's songwriter/guitarist tells the stories behind the songs "Juke Box Hero," "I Want To Know What Love Is," and many more.
When you have a song called "Fire," it's tempting to set one - these guys did.
At 80 years old, Yoko has 10 #1 Dance hits. She discusses some of her songs and explains what inspired John Lennon's return to music in 1980.
These overtly religious songs crossed over to the pop charts, despite resistance from fans, and in many cases, churches.
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