Neil Diamond's "Cracklin' Rosie" is about a bottle of wine.
R.E.M. got the title "Shiny Happy People" from a Chinese propaganda poster.
Mariah Carey's "My All" is about her affair with New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter.
When "Nothin' On You" reached #1 on the Hot 100, B.o.B became the first American act whose name is a palindrome to top the chart. The other two who did so prior to the Atlanta rapper were both Scandinavian groups - ABBA and A-Ha.
Rapper Memphis Bleek's 2005 album track "The One" is notable for featuring a then-unknown Rihanna on the hook. It was the Barbadian singer's first-ever major-label appearance.
There are no actual drums on "We Will Rock You," just lots of foot stomping.
A Soul Train dancer takes us through a day on the show, and explains what you had to do to get camera time.
"25 or 6 to 4" to "Semi-Charmed Life" - see if you can spot the songs that are really about drugs.
Medley looks back on "Unchained Melody" and "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'" - his huge hits from the '60s that were later revived in movies.
Pool balls, magpies and thorns without roses - how well do you know your Tom Waits lyrics?
The Christian rapper talks about where his trip to Haiti and his history of addiction fit into his songs.
Rickie Lee Jones on songwriting, social media, and how she's handling Trump.
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