Al Green's "Take Me to the River" describes a baptism. Two years later, he became a reverend.
In Led Zeppelin's "Fool In The Rain," the guy goes into a funk when he thinks he's been stood up, but is elated when he realizes he's been standing on the wrong corner, and it's all a terrible mess.
"Centerfield" was the first song enshrined in the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame.
All The Young Dudes "carry the news" because it was intended for a David Bowie concept album where Ziggy Stardust spreads the news in a world with electricity.
In The Beatles "When I'm 64," Paul McCartney asks a woman if she'll still be there for him when he's 64. In 2006, he got his answer when shortly before his 64th birthday, he and Heather Mills separated.
According to Frank Sinatra's daughter, he hated "My Way," but had to sing it at every show when it became his signature song.
The longtime BS&T frontman tells the "Spinning Wheel" story, including the line he got from Joni Mitchell.
An interview with Dr. John Covach, music professor at the University of Rochester whose free online courses have become wildly popular.
A top session musician, Carol played on hundreds of hits by The Beach Boys, The Monkees, Frank Sinatra and many others.
They sang about pink torpedoes and rocking you tonight tonight, but some real lyrics are just as ridiculous. See if you can tell which lyrics are real and which are Spinal Tap in this lyrics quiz.
The writer of "Rainy Night in Georgia" and "Polk Salad Annie" explains how he cooks up his Louisiana swamp rock.
The lead singer of Everclear, Art is also their primary songwriter.
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