Iggy Pop wrote "Lust For Life" with David Bowie, who came up with the music on a ukulele.
Lady Gaga says that "Poker Face" is about her personal experience with bisexuality; being with a man but thinking about a woman.
George Harrison's 1971 song "Bangla Desh" was the first major charity single. It was part of a concert held to bring relief to the people of Bangladesh, who were fighting for independence and suffering from a famine.
Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova starred in the movie Once, which featured their song "Falling Slowly." Bob Dylan liked the song and movie so much he gave them an opening slot on his tour.
Kelly Clarkson says someone would have to be dying in front of her before she ever sings "A Moment Like This" again.
The phrase "Hasta la vista, baby" was popularized in the 1987 Jody Watley song "Looking For A New Love," 4 years before Arnold Schwarzenegger said it in the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day.
Pool balls, magpies and thorns without roses - how well do you know your Tom Waits lyrics?
The lead singer of Everclear, Art is also their primary songwriter.
A song he wrote and recorded from "sheer spiritual inspiration," Allen's didn't think "Southern Nights" had hit potential until Glen Campbell took it to #1 two years later.
Roger reveals the songwriting formula Clive Davis told him, and if "Eight Miles High" is really about drugs.
Roger tells the stories behind some of his biggest hits, including "Give a Little Bit," "Take the Long Way Home" and "The Logical Song."
A popular contemporary folk singer, Williams still remembers the sticky note that changed her life in college.
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