Vegetarian Fred Schneider of the B-52's got the idea for "Rock Lobster" at an Atlanta disco when a projector displayed images of lobsters on a grill.
Taio Cruz throws his hands up "sometimes" in "Dynamite" because the song was originally written about surrender.
"The Way We Were" was the first of five Hot 100 #1 singles recorded by Barbra Streisand. She is the only artist ever to receive an Oscar, Tony, Emmy and Grammy as well as record a #1 single and album.
The love is growing in the '70s hit "Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)" because rosemary is the name of an herb.
Shaggy wrote his swaggering hit "Boombastic" after learning what "shag" means in the UK.
"(I've Had) The Time of My Life" was a huge hit from the movie Dirty Dancing. It was used in the climactic dance scene at the end, which was actually the first scene shot for the movie.
The top Contemporary Christian artist of all time on song inspirations and what she learned from Johnny Carson.
He's a singer and an actor, but as a songwriter Paul helped make Kermit a cultured frog, turned a bank commercial into a huge hit and made love both "exciting and new" and "soft as an easy chair."
An original member of Depeche Mode, Vince went on to form Erasure and Yaz.
Harry is Derek Smalls in Spinal Tap, Mark Shubb in The Folksmen, and Mr. Burns on The Simpsons.
The Creed lead singer reveals the "ego and self-fulfillment" he now sees in one of the band's biggest hits.
After studying in Paris with a famous composition teacher, Charles became the most successful writer of TV theme songs.
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