The Australian band Jet took their name from the 1973 song of the same by Paul McCartney and Wings.
"Tammy" by Debbie Reynolds was the only US #1 single by a female act between July 1956 and February 1958.
The Black Eyed Peas shot the video for "Just Can't Get Enough" just a week before the 2011 earthquake in Japan.
Janet Jackson's "Rhythm Nation" was inspired by the tribes that came together at New York dance clubs.
"Should I Stay or Should I Go?" by The Clash features some Spanish lines by the Texas singer Joe Ely.
"Happy Xmas (War Is Over)" is based on billboards John Lennon and Yoko Ono posted two years earlier declaring "War Is Over! If You Want It."
Johnny Depp, Angelina Jolie, Mila Kunis and John Malkovich are just a few of the film stars who have moonlighted in music videos.
Phone booths are nearly extinct, but they provided storylines for some of the most profound songs of the pre-cell phone era.
JJ talks about The Stranglers' signature sound - keyboard and bass - which isn't your typical strain of punk rock.
When a waitress wouldn't take him home, Jack wrote what would become one of the Eagles most enduring hits.
Known in America for the hit "If You Leave," OMD is a huge influence on modern electronic music.
The Reverend rants on psychobilly and the egghead academics he bashes in one of his more popular songs.
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