A guy Jewel fell for when she was 16 inspired her hit "Foolish Games."
"Ghosttown" was Madonna's 45th chart-topper on the Dance Club Songs chart, breaking the record for the most #1s an artist has tallied on a single Billboard chart.
Elvis Presley' first #1 on any chart was "I Forgot To Remember To Forget." It arrived at the top of the country tally on February 25, 1956 and stayed there for two weeks.
The Devo song "Freedom Of Choice" is about mindless consumerism - how people like to make frivolous choices, but otherwise want to be told what to do.
"Anaconda" was originally recorded by Missy Elliott in 2012, but the rapper decided to shelf the track so it was re-recorded by Minaj two years later.
Bruce Springsteen originally wrote "Hungry Heart" for The Ramones, but decided to keep it for himself on the advice of his producer and manager, Jon Landau.
Lita talks about how they wrote songs in The Runaways, and how she feels about her biggest hit being written by somebody else.
Webb talks about his classic songs "By the Time I Get to Phoenix," "Wichita Lineman" and "MacArthur Park."
Whoa man! Do you know which band came up with these cosmic lyrics?
After studying in Paris with a famous composition teacher, Charles became the most successful writer of TV theme songs.
Rockers, rappers and pop stars have been known to quote the Bible in their songs. See if you match the artist to the biblical lyric.
Laura Nyro talks about her complex, emotionally rich songwriting and how she supports women's culture through her art.