The Four Seasons' "Walk Like a Man" was the first Hot 100 #1 hit to feature a simile in its title.
The actor Dan Aykroyd sang on "We Are The World." LaToya Jackson did too, so we know they weren't all that picky.
The "electrical bananas" in the Donovan song "Mellow Yellow" were vibrators.
Hugh Laurie, star of the TV show House, had a minor hit in 2011 with "Police Dog Blues," an old Blues song from 1929.
Moby says that "We Are All Made Of Stars" is scientifically accurate, since all matter originates from stardust.
Dire Straits frontman Mark Knopfler got the idea for "Money For Nothing" after overhearing delivery men in a New York department store complain about their jobs while watching MTV.
Nirvana, Billy Joel and Bruce Springsteen are among those who wrote songs with cities that show up in this quiz.
How well do you know the 007 theme songs?
Jim talks about the impact of "The Middle" and uses a tree metaphor to describe his songwriting philosophy.
Ian talks about his 3 or 4 blatant attempts to write a pop song, and also the ones he most connected with, including "Locomotive Breath."
Despite appearances on Carson, Leno and a Pennebaker film, Williams remains a hidden treasure.
The lead singer/lyricist for Anberlin breaks down "Impossible" and covers some tracks from their 2012 album Vital.
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