"True" by Spandau Ballet is about chief songwriter Gary Kemp's unrequited love for Altered Images singer and Gregory's Girl star Clare Grogan.
Eminem sampled the song "Thank You" by the British singer Dido on his 2000 hit "Stan."
The Kenny G instrumental "Songbird" owes much of its success to VH1, which launched a year earlier and played the video to death.
The original, 1930s version of "Puttin' On the Ritz" has lyrics about Lenox Avenue in Harlem, not Park Avenue.
"Losing My Religion" isn't about religion, but unrequited love. The title is based on a Southern expression meaning "at my wit's end."
"Goodbye Yellow Brick Road" is one of the few Bernie Taupin lyrics that is more about him than Elton John. The song is about giving up glitz for the simple life - not exactly Elton's M.O.
From "Some Day My Prince Will Come" to "Let It Go" - how Disney princess songs (and the women who sing them) have evolved.
Pool balls, magpies and thorns without roses - how well do you know your Tom Waits lyrics?
If the name Citizen Dick means anything to you, there's a chance you'll get some of these right.
Joe talks about the challenges of of making a Duke Ellington tribute album, and tells the stories behind some of his hits.
First question: Michael Jordan and Magic Johnson appeared in videos for what artist?
MTV, a popular TV theme song and Madonna all show up in this '80s music quiz.
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