The Ben Folds Five song "Brick" is about a difficult time when Folds' girlfriend got an abortion.
Billy Idol's "Eyes Without A Face" is based on a 1959 French movie about a surgeon who abducts young women and removes their facial features.
"Mercedes Boy" by Pebbles is about a real guy she fell in love with - they both drove Mercedes when she wrote it.
Salt's "mighty good man" in the Salt-N-Pepa "Whatta Man" video is played by Tupac Shakur.
The title of Al Stewart's "Year Of The Cat" comes from Vietnamese astrology. The Year of the Cat comes every 12 Years: 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011, 2023...
"Sail" by AWOLNATION had a remarkably slow climb up the Hot 100. It was the first ever song to spend over a year on the chart before entering the top 20.
Toto's keyboard player explains the true meaning of "Africa" and talks about working on the Thriller album.
Untangling the events that led to the "Stairway To Heaven" lawsuit.
Johnny Depp, Angelina Jolie, Mila Kunis and John Malkovich are just a few of the film stars who have moonlighted in music videos.
On "Life Is A Highway," his burgeoning solo career, and the Rascal Flatts song he most connects with.
Richard explains how Joe Walsh kickstarted his career, and why he chose Hazard, Nebraska for a hit.
A top session musician, Carol played on hundreds of hits by The Beach Boys, The Monkees, Frank Sinatra and many others.
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