Johnny Cash's wife, June Carter, wrote "Ring Of Fire" about their relationship.
"Losing My Religion" isn't about religion, but unrequited love. The title is based on a Southern expression meaning "at my wit's end."
The '60s hit "Then He Kissed Me" covered by The Beach Boys as "Then I Kissed Her."
Coolio's "Gangsta's Paradise" was the #1 single in Australia for 13 weeks. It holds the record for the longest running chart topper Down Under since the first ever ARIA Chart was listed in 1983.
"Nuclear Device (The Wizard of Aus)" was written about the then Premier of Queensland, Joh Bjelke-Petersen. His political shenanigans were observed by the band during their first tour of Australia.
The hit duet "Somewhere Out There" was written for an animated film about a family of immigrant mice who lose one of their young.
Johnny Depp, Angelina Jolie, Mila Kunis and John Malkovich are just a few of the film stars who have moonlighted in music videos.
The lead singer/lyricist of The Beach Boys talks about coming up with the words for "Good Vibrations," "Fun, Fun, Fun," "Kokomo" and other classic songs.
The lead singer of Everclear, Art is also their primary songwriter.
The man who brought us "Red Skies" and "Saved By Zero" is now an organic farmer in France.
Emilio talks about what it's like to write and perform with the Tower of Power horns, and why every struggling band should have a friend like Huey Lewis.
Famous songs that lent their titles - and in some cases storylines - to movies.
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