Bob Seger's "Beautiful Loser" was inspired by a book written by Leonard Cohen called Beautiful Losers.
Ed Sheeran's "Bloodstream" was written after an experience taking MDMA during a wedding celebration in Ibiza, and it's basically about all the feelings that he got from that time.
The Isley Brothers' "That Lady" was sampled by Kendrick Lamar for his 2014 single "I." Lamar turned up at Ronald Isley's house to personally ask permission to borrow from the song.
Avicii's "Wake Me Up" was the first ever song to reach 200 million streams on the Spotify music streaming service.
"The Lion Sleeps Tonight" is an English version of a Zulu hunting song from the 1930s.
"Jeopardy" by The Greg Kihn Band got the Weird Al treatment with "I Lost On Jeopardy." Kihn and Jeopardy game show announcer Art Fleming both appear in the video.
Billie Jean, Delilah, Sara, Laura and Sharona - do you know who the girls in the songs really are?
The guitarist/songwriter explains how he came up with his signature sound, and deconstructs some classic Fear Factory songs.
What are the biggest US hits with French, Spanish (not "Rico Suave"), Italian, Scottish, Greek, and Japanese titles?
For songwriters, Johnny represents the American man. He has been angry, cool, magic, a rebel and, of course, marching home.
We ring the Hell's Bells to see what songs and rockers are sincere in their Satanism, and how much of it is an act.
Just how much did these monsters of rock dabble in the occult?
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