"Uncle John's Band" by the Grateful Dead was the first time the phrase "God Damn" appeared in a commercially-released song.
Beyonce Knowles and Michelle Williams wrote "Girl" for Kelly Rowland as an encouragement for her to end her relationship with a verbally and physically abusive boyfriend.
The moans of pleasure in the Guns N' Roses song "Rocket Queen" are authentic.
The "Highway To Hell" is the Canning Highway in Australia, which seems to go on forever, at least according to AC/DC.
"Virginia" in "Only The Good Die Young" is named after a real girl Billy Joel was trying to impress.
Bruce Springsteen's "Streets Of Philadelphia" won the Oscar for Best Original Song in 1994, beating out Neil Young's "Philadelphia," which was also written for the movie Philadelphia.
Phil was a songwriter, producer and voice behind many Philadelphia soul classics. When disco hit, he got an interesting project: The Village People.
Charlie discusses the songs that made him a Southern Rock icon, and settles the Devil vs. Johnny argument once and for all.
How the American gangsta rappers made history by getting banned in the UK.
Some songs get a second life when they find a new audience through a movie, commercial, TV show, or even the Internet.
One of the first successful female singer-songwriters, Janis had her first hit in 1967 at age 15.
How did The Edge get his name? Did they name a song after a Tolkien book? And who is "Angel of Harlem" about?