Jim Croce was killed in a plane crash on September 30, 1973. A few weeks later, his song "Time In A Bottle" hit #1.
The Oasis song "Live Forever" was written in response to "I Hate Myself And I Want To Die" by Nirvana. "Kids don't need to hear that nonsense," said Noel Gallagher.
The moans of pleasure in the Guns N' Roses song "Rocket Queen" are authentic.
The song "Sadeness" by Enigma (the one with the chanting monks), got its name from the French novelist Marquis de Sade, who believed sex had to be painful in order to be pleasurable - thus the word "sadism."
"Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'" was Michael Jaskson's attack on the tabloid press: "They eat off of you, you're a vegetable."
Judas Priest's "Evening Star" is a Christmas carol that describes the journey of the Magi from a first person perspective.
Are classic songs like "Over The Rainbow" and "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" in the public domain?
A top country songwriter, Barry talks about writing hits for Little Big Town, Tim McGraw and Jason Aldean.
Even before Soundgarden wrote a song about him, Artis was the most famous spoon player of all time. So why has he always been broke?
The revered singer-songwriter talks inspiration and explains why she put a mahout in "Drop the Pilot."
Is "Have You Ever Seen the Rain" about Vietnam? Was John Fogerty really born on a Bayou? It's the CCR edition of Fact or Fiction.
Fiona's highly-anticipated third album almost didn't make it. Here's how it finally came together after two years and a leak.
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