Johnny Cash's wife, June Carter, wrote "Ring Of Fire" about their relationship.
"In The Air Tonight" by Phil Collins was revived when it was used in the first episode of Miami Vice, three years after it was released.
"I Ran (So Far Away)" by A Flock Of Seagulls ends with an alien abduction.
The Hollies' 1967 hit "Carrie Anne" featured the first use of a steel drum in a commercial pop record.
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.
Kelly Rowland was the first Destiny's Child member to have a hit away from the group: her Nelly duet "Dilemma."
With the rise of Kindie rock, more musicians are embracing their inner child with tunes for tots - here, we look at pop stars who recorded kids' albums.
Dean's saga began with "Ariel," a song about falling in love with a Jewish girl from New Jersey.
Can you be married in one country but not another? Only if you're part of a gay couple. One of the first famous singers to come out as a lesbian, Janis wrote a song about it.
Johnny Depp, Angelina Jolie, Mila Kunis and John Malkovich are just a few of the film stars who have moonlighted in music videos.
We've heard of artists putting their hearts into their music, but some take it literally.
Wilder's hit "Break My Stride" had an unlikely inspiration: a famous record mogul who rejected it.
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