Billy Joel's "My Life" was used as the theme song to the 1980 TV show Bosom Buddies, which starred a young Tom Hanks as a guy who lives in a hotel for women by dressing up as a girl.
Bono came up with the idea of focusing on a soldier's last thoughts as he dies from his wounds in the U2 song "White As Snow" after reading William Golding's 1956 novel Pincher Martin.
The TV show One Tree Hill got it's name from a song of the same name on U2's Joshua Tree album.
Jessie J had a lyric from her song "Who You Are" tattooed on her hip:
Phil Collins' "I Missed Again" was originally "I Miss You, Babe," and was a very somber song about his recent divorce. Collins decided to lighten it up and inject some humor into the song.
Joni Mitchell's "Big Yellow Taxi" is about the commercialization of Hawaii. On her first trip to the islands, she looked out of her hotel window and saw a parking lot as far as the eye could see.
The Christian rapper talks about where his trip to Haiti and his history of addiction fit into his songs.
The guitarist/songwriter explains how he came up with his signature sound, and deconstructs some classic Fear Factory songs.
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The "All I Want" singer went through a long depression, playing some shows when he didn't want to be alive.
The good doctor shares some candid insights on recording with Phil Spector and The Black Keys.
The co-writer/guitarist on many Alice Cooper hits, Dick was also Lou Reed's axeman on the Rock n' Roll Animal album.
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