The moans of pleasure in the Guns N' Roses song "Rocket Queen" are authentic.
Ellie Goulding's hit song "Lights" is about her fear of the dark, which forces the singer to sleep with the lights on.
When Rihanna's "Umbrella" was a hit in the summer of 2007, it rained constantly in London, prompting their newspaper The Sun to suggest a "Rihanna Curse."
The "Highway To Hell" is the Canning Highway in Australia, which seems to go on forever, at least according to AC/DC.
The "Don't Stop Believin'" lyric was inspired by Sunset Boulevard, making it perfect for the Rock of Ages musical.
The events described in Alanis Morissette's song "Ironic," like rain on your wedding day, are not examples of irony. Irony is the use of words to convey the opposite of their literal meaning.
Devo founders Mark Mothersbaugh and Jerry Casale take us into their world of subversive performance art. They may be right about the De-Evoloution thing.
A top country songwriter, Barry talks about writing hits for Little Big Town, Tim McGraw and Jason Aldean.
How well do you know your David Bowie lyrics? Take this quiz to find out.
He wrote "She Blinded Me With Science" so he could direct a video about a home for deranged scientists.
Christopher Cross with Deep Purple? Kenny Loggins in Caddyshack? A Fact or Fiction all about yacht rock and those who made it.
Think you know your Bob Dylan lyrics? Take this quiz to find out.
A monthly update on our latest interviews, stories and added songs
©2021 Songfacts®, LLC