"Babylon," in David Gray's song, refers to London, which was once known as the "modern-day Babylon."
"(Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay," released a month after Otis Redding died, was the first song to hit #1 in America after the artist died.
The most famous song to prominently feature a French horn is "God Only Knows" by The Beach Boys.
"No Scrubs" introduced the term "scrub" to the popular lexicon, and defined it in the opening lines ("a scrub is a guy that think he's fine...").
The first popular song to use the phrase "Heavy Metal" was "Born To Be Wild" by Steppenwolf, which was featured in the movie Easy Rider.
Madonna wrote a song called "Love Won't Wait" that she didn't want, but became a UK #1 hit for Gary Barlow.
Michael tells the story of "Send Me On My Way," and explains why some of the words in the song don't have a literal meaning.
Billie Jean, Delilah, Sara, Laura and Sharona - do you know who the girls in the songs really are?
Tom talks about the evolution of Cinderella's songs through their first three albums, and how he writes as a solo artist.
The Christian rapper talks about where his trip to Haiti and his history of addiction fit into his songs.
The Third Day frontman talks about some of the classic songs he wrote with the band, and what changed for his solo country album.
Todd Rundgren explains why he avoids "Hello It's Me," and what it was like producing Meat Loaf's Bat Out of Hell album.
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