The closing lyrics in "One Week" by Barenaked Ladies are "Birchmount Stadium, home of the Robbie," which refers to a soccer tournament in Ontario.
"Kokomo" gave The Beach Boys their first #1 hit in 22 years. They picked the title because it sounded tropical.
There are no actual drums on "We Will Rock You," just lots of foot stomping.
"The Lion Sleeps Tonight" is an English version of a Zulu hunting song from the 1930s.
"London Calling" by The Clash was written amid widespread fears that the Thames River was going to flood the city.
Michael Jackson's first #1 solo hit, "Ben," is about a pet rat.
The country sweetheart opines about the demands of touring and talks about writing songs with her famous father.
The drummer and one of the primary songwriters in Grand Funk talks rock stardom and Todd Rundgren.
Zac tells the story of Hanson's massive hit "MMMbop," and talks about how brotherly bonds effect their music.
The Sevendust frontman talks about the group's songwriting process, and how trips to the Murder Bar helped forge their latest album.
Do you know the girl singer on Eminem's "Stan"? If so, this quiz is for you.
"Come On Eileen" was a colossal '80s hit, but the band - far more appreciated in their native UK than stateside - released just three albums before their split. Now, Dexys is back.
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