"Losing My Religion" isn't about religion, but unrequited love. The title is based on a Southern expression meaning "at my wit's end."
The Bangles song "Eternal Flame" was inspired by a display at Graceland that honored Elvis Presley.
"I Got You Babe" makes Sonny Bono the only person to perform on a #1 hit and also get elected to congress.
Don't play "I Will Always Love You" at your wedding - Dolly Parton wrote it about leaving someone behind to strike out on her own.
At the end of AC/DC's "Night Prowler," you hear Bon Scott say, "Shazbot, Nanu Nunu." Those were Robin Williams' sayings on his TV show Mork & Mindy. Scott was a big fan.
When "Believe" hit #1 in America, it made Cher, age 52, the oldest woman ever to top the chart.
The "All I Want" singer went through a long depression, playing some shows when he didn't want to be alive.
Wilder's hit "Break My Stride" had an unlikely inspiration: a famous record mogul who rejected it.
Richie talks about the impact of "Amazed," and how his 4-year-old son inspired another Lonestar hit.
Katy Perry mentions McDonald's, Beyoncé calls out Red Lobster, and Supertramp shouts out Taco Bell - we found the 10 restaurants most often mentioned in songs.
Here is the church, here is the steeple - see if you can identify these lyrics that reference church.
Meet the "sassy basket" with the biggest voice in country music.
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