Grazing In The Grass by The Friends Of Distinction was the first big hit to use the phrase "dig it" in the lyric.
The "Ms. Jackson" in the OutKast song is Erykah Badu's mother. Andre 3000 had a child with Badu, and felt she was portraying him as a lousy dad.
The most famous song to prominently feature a French horn is "God Only Knows" by The Beach Boys.
John Lennon's lead guitar work on Yoko Ono's "Walking On Thin Ice" proved to be his final creative act. It was upon their return home after completing laying down the track that Lennon was murdered by Mark David Chapman.
Moby says that "We Are All Made Of Stars" is scientifically accurate, since all matter originates from stardust.
One of the great "we're all going down" songs is "Ship Of Fools" by World Party, written when Margaret Thatcher was in power in England.
These overtly religious songs crossed over to the pop charts, despite resistance from fans, and in many cases, churches.
An interview with Dr. John Covach, music professor at the University of Rochester whose free online courses have become wildly popular.
Revisit the awesome glory of Night Ranger and Damn Yankees: cheesily-acted videos, catchy guitar licks, long hair, and lyrics that are just plain relatable.
Tom talks about the evolution of Cinderella's songs through their first three albums, and how he writes as a solo artist.
Lots of life lessons in these Eagles lyrics - can you match them to the correct song?
Did they really trade their guitarist to The Doobie Brothers? Are they named after something naughty? And what's up with the band name?
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