Meghan Trainor wrote "Lips Are Movin" in just eight minutes with her writing partner Kevin Kadish.
The philosophical Kansas song "Dust In The Wind" is inspired by a line of Native American poetry: "For all we are is dust in the wind."
The Hollies' 1967 hit "Carrie Anne" featured the first use of a steel drum in a commercial pop record.
Yoko Ono has always denied requests to cover "Imagine" with the line "no religion, too" omitted or changed.
Diane Warren originally wrote Aerosmith's hit tune "I Don't Want To Miss A Thing" for Celine Dion.
When David Bowie sings, "We like dancing and we look divine" in "Rebel Rebel," it's a reference to a famous drag queen known as Divine.
Is "Have You Ever Seen the Rain" about Vietnam? Was John Fogerty really born on a Bayou? It's the CCR edition of Fact or Fiction.
Webb talks about his classic songs "By the Time I Get to Phoenix," "Wichita Lineman" and "MacArthur Park."
Scaramouch, a hoople and a superhero soundtrack - see if you can spot the real Queen stories.
The Scorpions and UFO guitarist is also a very prolific songwriter - he explains how he writes with his various groups, and why he was so keen to get out of Germany and into England.
Prince is shrouded in mystery, making him an excellent candidate for Fact or Fiction. Is he really a Scientologist? Does he own an exotic animal?
Kristian talks songwriting technique, like how the chorus should redefine the story, and how to write a song backwards.
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