The Bryan Adams song "(Everything I Do) I Do It For You" was almost rejected for the movie Robin Hood: Prince Of Thieves because it didn't sound medieval enough.
"Reasons" by Earth, Wind & Fire is a popular wedding song, but it's actually about a one-night stand.
"Lady Marmalade" is the only song to hit #1 twice in both the UK and US.
The Hall & Oates hit "Everything Your Heart Desires" has no rhymes.
At 9:57, David Bowie's "Blackstar" was the longest song to reach the Hot 100 until 2019, when Tool bested the record with the 10:21 "Fear Inoculum."
KT Tunstall's "Suddenly I See" was inspired by Robert Mapplethorpe's photograph of Patti Smith on the cover of her album Horses.
The co-writer/guitarist on many Alice Cooper hits, Dick was also Lou Reed's axeman on the Rock n' Roll Animal album.
In this quiz, spot the artist who put Romeo into a song lyric.
The stories behind the biggest hit songs about trucking.
How well do you know your David Bowie lyrics? Take this quiz to find out.
Armed with a childhood spent devouring books, Mike Scott's heart was stolen by the punk rock scene of 1977. Not surprisingly, he would go on to become the most literate of rockers.
Shows like Dawson's Creek, Grey's Anatomy and Buffy the Vampire Slayer changed the way songs were heard on TV, and produced some hits in the process.
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