The James Blunt song "You're Beautiful" is not romantic: it's a about a creepy subway encounter with an ex.
Jon Bon Jovi earned his first movie credit - Young Guns II - by writing "Blaze Of Glory" for the film.
Jack White titled "Seven Nation Army" after how he would mispronounce "Salvation Army" when he was little.
Ed Sheeran's "Bloodstream" was written after an experience taking MDMA during a wedding celebration in Ibiza, and it's basically about all the feelings that he got from that time.
"Come Dancing" by The Kinks was inspired by the older sister of Ray Davies, who would make guys take her out dancing and spend their money on her, only to send them home frustrated with just a peck on the cheek.
Before she was famous, Lady Gaga was a staff songwriter, and wrote the song "Quicksand," which Britney Spears recorded in 2008.
The "Lowdown" and "Lido Shuffle" singer makes a habit of playing with the best in the business.
The renown rock singer talks about "The House of the Rising Sun" and "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood."
One of Canada's most popular and eclectic performers, Hawksley tells stories about his oldest songs, his plentiful side projects, and the ways that he keeps his songwriting fresh.
Switchfoot's frontman and main songwriter on what inspires the songs and how he got the freedom to say exactly what he means.
Richard explains how Joe Walsh kickstarted his career, and why he chose Hazard, Nebraska for a hit.
Many actors have attempted music, but only a few have managed a hit. Do you know which of these thespians charted?
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