The Bangles song "Eternal Flame" was inspired by a display at Graceland that honored Elvis Presley.
In The Band song "The Weight," Nazareth ("Went down to Nazareth") refers to a town in Pennsylvania where the Martin Guitar company was located.
A guy Jewel fell for when she was 16 inspired her hit "Foolish Games."
Fleetwood Mac's "Gypsy" is about Stevie Nicks' best friend, who died of leukemia.
Janet Jackson wrote the lyric to "Nasty" in response to random guys calling her "baby."
Weezer's "Undone - The Sweater Song" was written as a sad song about depression, but listeners heard it as a funny, ironic song.
Michelob commercials generated hits for Eric Clapton, Genesis and Steve Winwood in the '80s, even as some of these rockers were fighting alcoholism.
What are the biggest US hits with French, Spanish (not "Rico Suave"), Italian, Scottish, Greek, and Japanese titles?
The evolution of the symbol that was Prince's name from 1993-2000.
Katy Perry mentions McDonald's, Beyoncé calls out Red Lobster, and Supertramp shouts out Taco Bell - we found the 10 restaurants most often mentioned in songs.
The good doctor shares some candid insights on recording with Phil Spector and The Black Keys.
An interview with Frankie Valli, who talks about why his songs - both solo and with The Four Seasons - have endured, and reflects on his time as Rusty Millio on The Sopranos.