"Midnight Train To Georgia" was originally "Midnight Plane To Houston," but was changed to sound more R&B.
Michael Jackson's 1995 song "You Are Not Alone" was the first single in US history to enter the Billboard Hot 100 chart at #1
Marilyn Monroe is the subject of Elton John's "Candle In The Wind," but the song is really a look at how we react to celebrities who die young.
Radiohead's "Paraonid Android" was written after a confrontation in a Los Angeles bar with an irate woman.
Damon Albarn found inspiration for Blur's "Girls And Boys" whilst on holiday in Magaluf on the Spanish island of Majorca.
When "Theme From Shaft" won an Oscar, Isaac Hayes became the first African American to win in the "Best Song" category.
The guy who brought us "Stacy's Mom" also wrote the Jane Lynch Emmy song and Stephen Colbert's Christmas songs.
Just how much did these monsters of rock dabble in the occult?
Go beyond the Wall of Voodoo with this cinematic songwriter.
Can you be married in one country but not another? Only if you're part of a gay couple. One of the first famous singers to come out as a lesbian, Janis wrote a song about it.
Fiona's highly-anticipated third album almost didn't make it. Here's how it finally came together after two years and a leak.
The lead singer/lyricist for Anberlin breaks down "Impossible" and covers some tracks from their 2012 album Vital.
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