Elton John's "Rocket Man" is based on a Ray Bradbury story called The Rocket Man published in 1951.
The Split Enz song "Six Months In A Leaky Boat" is about the journey explorers made from Europe to colonize Australia and New Zealand, where the band is from.
The first Huey Lewis & the News hit, "Do You Believe In Love?," is a cover of a song Mutt Lange wrote three years earlier called "We Both Believe In Love."
Mark Ronson's "Uptown Funk" was the first US chart-topper to include the word "funk" in the title.
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.
Billy Ocean's "Caribbean Queen" was also recorded as "European Queen" and "African Queen" for release on those continents.
Into the vaults for this talk with Bolton from the '80s when he was a focused on writing songs for other artists.
Long before she was judging contestants on American Idol, Oliver was producing Paula Abdul. Here's how he helped turn this unknown choreographer into a star.
With a few clues (Works at a diner, dreams of running away), can you name the character in the song?
Medley looks back on "Unchained Melody" and "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'" - his huge hits from the '60s that were later revived in movies.
Billie Jean, Delilah, Sara, Laura and Sharona - do you know who the girls in the songs really are?
Ozzy, Guns N' Roses, Judas Priest and even Michael Bolton show up in this Classic Metal quiz.
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