"Heaven" by The Psychedelic Furs sounds upbeat, but is about an impending nuclear bombardment.
The Blues Traveler song "Hook" is a Peter Pan reference, but also about the catchy hook of the song, which is what "brings you back."
Iggy Pop wrote "Lust For Life" with David Bowie, who came up with the music on a ukulele.
"Radioactive" set an industry record for the slowest climb to the top five in the Hot 100 chart's history when it jumped from #6 to #4 in its 42nd week.
"Return To Innocence" by Enigma is based on a Taiwanese chant by a husband and wife. The couple won a lawsuit granting them royalties from the song.
Kylie Minogue's "Can't Get You Out Of My Head" received more airplay during the 2000s than any other song in the UK.
One of the first successful female singer-songwriters, Janis had her first hit in 1967 at age 15.
How well do you know your David Bowie lyrics? Take this quiz to find out.
Outrageously gifted and just plain outrageous, Millie is an R&B and Rap innovator.
Stage urinals, flute devices, and the real Aqualung in this Fact or Fiction.
These overtly religious songs crossed over to the pop charts, despite resistance from fans, and in many cases, churches.
Before he was the champ, Ali released an album called I Am The Greatest!, but his musical influence is best heard in the songs he inspired.
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