"I'll Melt With You" by Modern English is about a couple who melt together because a nuclear bomb drops.
The "Gunter Glieben Glauten Globen" intro in Def Leppard's "Rock Of Ages" is something their producer Mutt Lange came up with when he got tired of counting them "1, 2, 3, 4..."
"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 phrase "Mamma Mia" was big in 1976. It was the name of a popular Abba song, and also showed up in the lyrics to "Bohemian Rhapsody" by Queen.
"Criminal" is Fiona Apple's only chart hit. Royalties from it allow her to make music on her terms, releasing albums several years apart.
"You Get What You Give" by The New Radicals was the first hit song to use the word "frenemies" in the lyrics.
When you have a song called "Fire," it's tempting to set one - these guys did.
Here is the church, here is the steeple - see if you can identify these lyrics that reference church.
A history of songs dealing with transgender issues, featuring Pink Floyd, David Bowie, Morrissey and Green Day.
The country sweetheart opines about the demands of touring and talks about writing songs with her famous father.
Charlotte was established in the LA punk scene when a freaky girl named Belinda approached her wearing a garbage bag.
His song "Into The Night" is one of the most-played of all time. For Benny, it took him to hell and back.
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