Elton John's #1 hit "Island Girl" is about a prostitute.
Stevie Wonder wrote the Rufus funk classic "Tell Me Something Good."
"Rosanna" by Toto got its name from the actress Rosanna Arquette, who was dating Toto keyboard player Steve Porcaro.
The TV show One Tree Hill got it's name from a song of the same name on U2's Joshua Tree album.
Dexys Midnight Runners' "Come on Eileen" is based on a real girl called Eileen that the band's Kevin Rowland had a relationship with in his early teenage years.
Sweet's hit "Ballroom Blitz" was inspired by an incident in 1973 when the band were performing in Scotland and driven offstage by a barrage of bottles.
When you free your mind, your ass may follow, but you have to make sure someone else doesn't program it while it's wide open.
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