Whitesnake's "Here I Go Again" is a very inspiring song, but it's really about heartbreak: David Coverdale wrote it when his first marriage was falling apart.
The first rapper with a #1 hit was Vanilla Ice with "Ice Ice Baby" in 1990.
Adam Levine of Maroon 5 made it obvious who their song "This Love" was about when he named the album "Songs About Jane."
"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.
Mariah Carey's "We Belong Together" was the best-selling song of the 2000s in the US.
If you have a whole day to kill, you can check out the full version of Pharrell Williams' "Happy" music clip, which was the world's first ever 24-hour music video.
The story of the legendary lupine DJ through the songs he inspired.
An interview with Dr. John Covach, music professor at the University of Rochester whose free online courses have become wildly popular.
A scholarly analysis of yacht rock favorites ("Steal Away," "Baker Street"...) with a member of the leading YR cover band.
Gramm co-wrote this gorgeous ballad and delivered an inspired vocal, but the song was the beginning of the end of his time with Foreigner.
Did this Eagle come up with the term "Parrothead"? And what is it like playing "Hotel California" for the gazillionth time?
Medley looks back on "Unchained Melody" and "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'" - his huge hits from the '60s that were later revived in movies.
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