Mark Ronson's "Uptown Funk" was the first US chart-topper to include the word "funk" in the title.
"Twilight Zone" by Golden Earring was inspired by the Robert Ludlum novel The Bourne Identity, not by the TV show.
David Bowie's "Space Oddity" tells the story of an astronaut who cuts off communication and floats into space. The BBC used it extensively in their coverage of the 1969 moon landing - an odd choice considering the lyrics.
The video for Weezer's "Pork and Beans" features YouTube stars Chris Crocker, The Chocolate Rain Guy, The "Peanut Butter Jelly Time" Banana, and the Star Wars kid.
Kelly Clarkson says someone would have to be dying in front of her before she ever sings "A Moment Like This" again.
The woman "singing" in the video for Technotronic's "Pump Up The Jam" didn't speak English. She was used just for her look, and also appeared on the album cover.
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Armed with a childhood spent devouring books, Mike Scott's heart was stolen by the punk rock scene of 1977. Not surprisingly, he would go on to become the most literate of rockers.
Country songs with titles so bizarre they can't possibly be real... or can they?
Go beyond The Beatles to see what you know about the British Invasion.
If the name Citizen Dick means anything to you, there's a chance you'll get some of these right.
Jon Fratelli talks about the band's third album, and the five-year break leading up to it.
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