"Babylon," in David Gray's song, refers to London, which was once known as the "modern-day Babylon."
Tim McGraw recorded "Live Like You Were Dying" just two weeks after his own father passed away.
According to Frank Sinatra's daughter, he hated "My Way," but had to sing it at every show when it became his signature song.
Ricky Martin's "Livin' La Vida Loca" was the first #1 hit created entirely in Pro Tools.
"Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'" was Michael Jaskson's attack on the tabloid press: "They eat off of you, you're a vegetable."
The kid in Madonna's "Open Your Heart" video became a successful songwriter. His songs include Amy Winehouse's "You Sent Me Flying" and James Blunt's "1973."
The Prince-penned "Manic Monday" was the first song The Bangles heard coming from a car radio, but "Eternal Flame" is closest to Susanna's heart, perhaps because she sang it in "various states of undress."
Cain talks about the divine inspirations for "Don't Stop Believin'" and "Faithfully."
The author of Help! 100 Songwriting, Recording And Career Tips Used By The Beatles, explains how the group crafted their choruses so effectively.
How well do you know your protest songs (including the one that went to #1)?
A band so baffling, even their names were contrived. Check your score in the Ramones version of Fact or Fiction.
After cutting his teeth on hardcore punk videos, Paul defined the grunge look with his work on "Hunger Strike" and "Man in the Box."
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