The music video for "You Are A Tourist" by Death Cab For Cutie was done live on the internet, becoming the first live, scripted, single-take music video recorded that way.
"Tush" doesn't have to refer to anatomy, according to ZZ Top. It's a word that also means "lavish."
Dr. Luke and Max Martin originally wrote Kelly Clarkson's "Since U Been Gone" with Pink in mind but she turned it down.
The "electrical bananas" in the Donovan song "Mellow Yellow" were vibrators.
"Teardrop" by Massive Attack has vocals by Elizabeth Fraser of The Cocteau Twins, who wrote the lyric after learning that Jeff Buckley had died.
"Rosanna" by Toto got its name from the actress Rosanna Arquette, who was dating Toto keyboard player Steve Porcaro.
If the name Citizen Dick means anything to you, there's a chance you'll get some of these right.
How did The Edge get his name? Did they name a song after a Tolkien book? And who is "Angel of Harlem" about?
Have you got the smarts to know which of these graduation song stories are real?
Pool balls, magpies and thorns without roses - how well do you know your Tom Waits lyrics?
Toto's keyboard player explains the true meaning of "Africa" and talks about working on the Thriller album.
You may not recognize his name, but you will certainly recognize Peter Lord's songs. He wrote the bevy of hits from Paula Abdul's second album, Spellbound.