When Rihanna's "Umbrella" was a hit in the summer of 2007, it rained constantly in London, prompting their newspaper The Sun to suggest a "Rihanna Curse."
"All Star" was written as a confidence builder for fans who were bullied for liking Smash Mouth.
Duran Duran's "Wild Boys" is based on the book of the same name by William Burroughs.
Phil Collins' "Take Me Home" is about a patient in a mental institution and was inspired by the novel One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest.
The first US Top 10 hit with the word "hell" in the title was "Gives You Hell" by The All-American Rejects in 2008.
Bob Seger co-wrote the Eagles #1 hit "Heartache Tonight."
Kooper produced Lynyrd Skynyrd, played with Dylan and the Stones, and formed BS&T.
The man who created Yacht Rock with "Sailing" wrote one of his biggest hits while on acid.
These overtly religious songs crossed over to the pop charts, despite resistance from fans, and in many cases, churches.
One of the most dynamic bass player/songwriters of his time, Chris is the only member of Yes who has been with the band since they formed in 1968.
If you can recall the days when MTV played videos, you know that there are lots of stories to tell. See if you can spot the real ones.
The guitarist/songwriter explains how he came up with his signature sound, and deconstructs some classic Fear Factory songs.
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