"Dude (Looks Like A Lady)" by Aerosmith was inspired by Vince Neil from Motley Crue.
Buck Dharma of Blue Oyster Cult wrote "(Don't Fear) The Reaper" after he was diagnosed with a heart condition and started thinking about his own mortality.
"Tammy" by Debbie Reynolds was the only US #1 single by a female act between July 1956 and February 1958.
"Strawberry Letter 23" by The Brothers Johnson was written by Shuggie Otis, whose girlfriend would send him letters written on strawberry scented paper.
"The Reflex" became a #1 hit for Duran Duran when Nile Rodgers remixed it using a sampler. Simon Le Bon refuses to say what it's about, but says it's "kind of childish song."
The original "Enter Sandman" lyric was about crib death, with the "sandman" killing a baby.
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