The original "Enter Sandman" lyric was about crib death, with the "sandman" killing a baby.
In the UK, the first #1 hit with a rap was "Candy Girl" by the American boy band New Edition in 1983.
Bono wrote "Sweetest Thing" for his wife to make up for working on her birthday.
"Stay" by Shakespears Sister is based on a 1953 B-movie called Cat-Women Of The Moon.
"Bad, Bad Leroy Brown" is about a guy Jim Croce met in the National Guard, which Jim joined to keep him out of Vietnam. Leroy went AWOL, but got caught when he tried to pick up his paycheck.
The video for Brad Paisley's "Online" is a mini-Seinfeld reunion, featuring Jason Alexander, Estelle Harris, and Patrick Warburton.
An original member of Depeche Mode, Vince went on to form Erasure and Yaz.
Songs that seem to glorify violence against women are often misinterpreted - but not always.
Ron Nevison explains in very clear terms the Quadrophenia concept and how Heart staged their resurgence after being dropped by their record company.
Ozzy biting a dove? Alice Cooper causing mayhem with a chicken? Creed so bad they were sued? See if you can spot the real concert mishaps.
The story of the legendary lupine DJ through the songs he inspired.
How a country weeper and a blues number made "rolling stone" the most popular phrase in rock.
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