Lucinda Williams wrote and recorded "Passionate Kisses" 4 years before it was a hit for Mary Chapin Carpenter.
"Abracadabra" was inspired by Diana Ross and The Supremes. Steve Miller first met the girl group when they performed together on NBC's Hullabaloo in 1966, and he wrote the lyrics after spotting Diana Ross skiing in the mountains years later.
Neil Diamond's "Cracklin' Rosie" is about a bottle of wine.
"Santa Claus Is Coming To Town" is the most performed holiday song of all time, according to a Top 30 list released by the performance rights organization ASCAP in December 2014.
Enrique Iglesias' single "Bailando" was the first ever Spanish-language song to reach one billion views on YouTube.
David Bowie's "Ziggy Stardust" was likely based on various musicians in his ambit, including Iggy Pop (zIGGY), and Jimi Hendrix, who played guitar left-handed ("He played it left hand").
Hitmaker Carl Sturken on writing and producing for Rihanna, 'N Sync, Christina Aguilera, Kelly Clarkson, Donny Osmond, Shakira and Karyn White.
With a few clues (Works at a diner, dreams of running away), can you name the character in the song?
Bridesmaids, Reservoir Dogs, Willy Wonka - just a few of the flicks where characters discuss specific songs, sometimes as a prelude to murder.
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Just like Darrin was replaced on Bewitched, groups have swapped out original members, hoping we wouldn't notice.
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