"One Week" by Barenaked Ladies was a #1 hit in America - for exactly one week in 1998.
Lady Gaga says that "Poker Face" is about her personal experience with bisexuality; being with a man but thinking about a woman.
Pink Floyd's "Shine On You Crazy Diamond" is about their founding member Syd Barrett, who became an acid casualty. Notice the S-Y-D in the title.
"You Get What You Give" by The New Radicals was the first hit song to use the word "frenemies" in the lyrics.
Ozzy Osbourne's "Shot In The Dark" is titled after a Pink Panther movie.
David Bowie's "Let's Dance" is about more than just dancing. It's about dishonesty, particularly when we mask our true feelings.
After studying in Paris with a famous composition teacher, Charles became the most successful writer of TV theme songs.
A history of songs dealing with transgender issues, featuring Pink Floyd, David Bowie, Morrissey and Green Day.
Lyrics don't always follow the rules of grammar. Can you spot the ones that don't?
Elvis, Little Richard and Cheryl Cole have all sung about Teddy Bears, but there is also a terrifying Teddy song from 1932 and a touching trucker Teddy tune from 1976.
Is Owl City on a quest for another hit like "Fireflies?" Adam answers that question and explains the influences behind many others.
How Bing Crosby, Les Paul, a US Army Signal Corps Officer, and the Nazis helped shape rock and Roll.
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