The Fratellis song "Chelsea Dagger" was named for their lead singer's wife - it was her burlesque name.
"Irreplaceable" wasn't specifically penned for Beyonce - in fact, Ne-Yo wrote it more as a country song and had Faith Hill and Shania Twain in mind.
According to Jason Bonham, who has filled in for his father on Led Zeppelin reunions, "Rock And Roll" is the hardest Led Zep song to play on drums.
"Mercedes Boy" by Pebbles is about a real guy she fell in love with - they both drove Mercedes when she wrote it.
MC Skat Kat was created for the remix of "Opposites Attract," which was released as the last single from her Forever Your Girl album. The team that created the Kat also did a-ha's "Take On Me" video.
Madonna's "Justify My Love" was co-written by Lenny Kravitz.
Justin wrote the classic "Nights In White Satin," but his fondest musical memories are from a different decade.
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."
With a few clues (Works at a diner, dreams of running away), can you name the character in the song?
Taylor talks about "The Machine" - the hits, the videos and Clive Davis.
The guitarist/songwriter explains how he came up with his signature sound, and deconstructs some classic Fear Factory songs.
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