Madonna's hit "Don't Tell Me" was written by her brother-in-law, Joe Henry, who has produced albums by Hugh Laurie and Bonnie Raitt.
Ed Sheeran thought he wrote the x track "Photograph" on 6th Street in Denver, so he got a tattoo saying 6 ST. But when he returned it turned out the street was actually 6th Avenue.
After a devastating car accident, the actor Montgomery Clift had to be filmed from "The Right Profile" to look good - that provided the name of The Clash song.
"Airplanes" by B.o.B was written by Lupe Fiasco, who recorded it but decided to pass.
After Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale hooked up in 1996, Rossdale's Bush bandmates referred to their hit song as "Everything Gwen."
Rod Stewart wrote "Maggie May" about the woman who deflowered him when he was 16.
"Mr. Jones" took on new meaning when the song about a misguided view of fame made Adam famous.
Chad tells tales from his time as drummer for Nirvana, and talks about his group Before Cars.
One of Canada's most popular and eclectic performers, Hawksley tells stories about his oldest songs, his plentiful side projects, and the ways that he keeps his songwriting fresh.
Some album art was at least "inspired" by others. A look at some very similar covers.
Songwriters have used cards and card games to make sense of heartache, togetherness, and even Gonorrhea.
Long before Eminem, Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj created alternate personas, David Bowie, Bono, Joni Mitchell and even Hank Williams took on characters.
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