"Dude (Looks Like A Lady)" by Aerosmith was inspired by Vince Neil from Motley Crue.
The voice is that says "here we go" in the AJR song "Bang!" belongs to Charlie Pellett, the announcer on the New York City subway ("stand clear of the closing doors, please").
At the end of the Doors song "Touch Me," Jim Morrison chants, "Stronger than dirt!" The line is from an Ajax commercial where a white knight rides around destroying dirt.
"Rockin' In The Free World" is a very pro-America title, but the song takes on politicians who are indifferent to the poor and disenfranchised.
Public Enemy didn't appreciate the Bobby McFerrin hit 'Don't Worry, Be Happy." in "Fight The Power," Chuck D raps, "damn if I say it you can slap me right here."
Cindy Crawford, Naomi Campbell, Linda Evangelista, Christy Turlington and Tatjana Patitz lip-synched George Michael's lyrics in his "Freedom '90" video.
How well do you know your protest songs (including the one that went to #1)?
MTV, a popular TV theme song and Madonna all show up in this '80s music quiz.
In the summer of 1990, you could get arrested for selling a 2 Live Crew album or performing their songs in Southern Florida. And that's exactly what happened.
Find out how God and glam metal go together from the Stryper frontman.
How well do you know this shock-rock harbinger who's been publicly executed hundreds of times?
The king of Christian worship music explains talks about writing songs for troubled times.
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