"Tush" doesn't have to refer to anatomy, according to ZZ Top. It's a word that also means "lavish."
Chaka Khan's hit "I Feel For You" was written and originally recorded by Prince 4 years before she covered it.
Bono wrote "Sweetest Thing" for his wife to make up for working on her birthday.
"I Fought The Law" was a hit for The Bobby Fuller Four in 1965. The Clash released their version in 1979, changing the lyrics "I left my baby" to "I killed my baby."
Bernie Taupin was 17 when he wrote the lyrics to Elton John's "Your Song." Looking back, he says it's "one of the most naïve and childish lyrics in the entire repertoire of music."
"I Ran (So Far Away)" by A Flock Of Seagulls ends with an alien abduction.
Gramm co-wrote this gorgeous ballad and delivered an inspired vocal, but the song was the beginning of the end of his time with Foreigner.
If counterpoint and polyrhythms are your thing, you might love these guys. Even by Progressive Rock standards, they were one of the most intricate bands of the '70s. Then their lead singer gave us Bon Jovi.
The Nails lead singer Marc Campbell talks about those 44 women he sings about over a stock Casio keyboard track. He's married to one of them now - you might be surprised which.
Call us crazy, but we like it when an artist comes around who doesn't mesh with the status quo.
Lyrics don't always follow the rules of grammar. Can you spot the ones that don't?
On Glen's résumé: hit songwriter, Facebook dominator, and member of Styx.
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