"Stand By Me" hit #4 in the US when it was released in 1961, then went to #9 in 1986 when it was used in the movie of the same name.
"Crazy Kids'" lyrics were inspired by a birthday party of Ke$ha's, which she described as, "one crazy night."
The Strokes admitted to purloining Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers' "American Girl" for their hit "Last Nite."
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.
"Virginia" in "Only The Good Die Young" is named after a real girl Billy Joel was trying to impress.
The French part in Lady Gaga's "Bad Romance" translates to: "I want your love and I want your revenge."
The lead singer and pianist for Procol Harum, Gary talks about finding the musical ideas to match the words.
How well do you know the 007 theme songs?
Here is the church, here is the steeple - see if you can identify these lyrics that reference church.
Gary Lewis and the Playboys had seven Top 10 hits despite competition from The Beatles. Gary talks about the hits, his famous father, and getting drafted.
Bowie's "activist" days of 1964 led to Ziggy Stardust.
Do their first three albums have French titles? Is "De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da" really meaningless? See if you can tell in this Fact or Fiction.
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