"Should I Stay or Should I Go?" by The Clash features some Spanish lines by the Texas singer Joe Ely.
Billy Joel wrote "We Didn't Start The Fire" after a 21-year-old told him, "everyone knows that nothing happened in the '50s."
"I'll Melt With You" by Modern English is about a couple who melt together because a nuclear bomb drops.
Paul McCartney based the "Eleanor Rigby" story on old ladies he met at his housing estate. He saw how sometimes when they died, nobody really noticed.
The song title "Cake By The Ocean" originated from DNCE's Swedish producers using the wrong name for the drink "Sex on the Beach."
"Peter Gunn" was the first TV theme to hit the Hot 100.
Despite appearances on Carson, Leno and a Pennebaker film, Williams remains a hidden treasure.
The Def Leppard frontman talks about their "lamentable" hit he never thought of as a single, and why he's juiced by his Mott The Hoople cover band.
Jon Anderson breaks down the Yes classic "Seen All Good People" and talks about his 1000 Hands album, which features Chick Corea, Rick Derringer, Ian Anderson, and many other luminaries.
The Evanescence frontwoman on the songs that have shifted meaning and her foray into kids' music.
One of rock's top photographers talks about artistry in photography, raising funds for a documentary, and enjoying a County Fair with Tom Waits.
Lots of life lessons in these Eagles lyrics - can you match them to the correct song?
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