The first #1 hit with a rap was "Rapture" by Blondie in 1980. Debbie Harry's rhymes left lots of room for improvement.
Elvis Costello says "Everyday I Write The Book" is a knockoff of Nick Lowe's "When I Write the Book."
Judas Priest's "Evening Star" is a Christmas carol that describes the journey of the Magi from a first person perspective.
"True" by Spandau Ballet is about chief songwriter Gary Kemp's unrequited love for Altered Images singer and Gregory's Girl star Clare Grogan.
Stevie Wonder wrote the Rufus funk classic "Tell Me Something Good."
"Master Blaster (Jammin')" is Stevie Wonder's tribute to Bob Marley, released less than a year before Marley died.
Just how much did these monsters of rock dabble in the occult?
Tom talks about the evolution of Cinderella's songs through their first three albums, and how he writes as a solo artist.
The in-depth discussion about the making of Jesus Christ Superstar with Ted Neeley, who played Jesus in the 1973 film.
When a waitress wouldn't take him home, Jack wrote what would become one of the Eagles most enduring hits.
"I'll Be" was what Edwin called his "Hail Mary" song. He says it proves "intention of the songwriter is 180 degrees from potential interpretation by an audience."
Nirvana, Billy Joel and Bruce Springsteen are among those who wrote songs with cities that show up in this quiz.
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