At the end of AC/DC's "Night Prowler," you hear Bon Scott say, "Shazbot, Nanu Nunu." Those were Robin Williams' sayings on his TV show Mork & Mindy. Scott was a big fan.
Sting wrote "Fields of Gold" after buying a house near a barley field and enjoying the majestic sunsets.
"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.
"Zoot Suit Riot" isn't just a Cherry Poppin' Daddies song - they were real riots in Los Angeles in 1943 that inspired the lyrics.
Thomas Dolby wrote "She Blinded Me With Science" so he could direct the video, which was inspired by silent films and set in a "home for deranged scientists."
It took John Fogerty just 20 minutes to write "Fortunate Son" for Creedence Clearwater Revival's Willy And The Poorboys album..
Dan cracked the Top 40 with "Ritual," then went to India and spent 2 hours with the Dalai Lama.
Some songs get a second life when they find a new audience through a movie, commercial, TV show, or even the Internet.
We've heard of artists putting their hearts into their music, but some take it literally.
The stories behind "Shine," "December," "The World I Know" and other Collective Soul hits.
The Cult frontman tells who the "Fire Woman" is, and talks about performing with the new version of The Doors.
Call us crazy, but we like it when an artist comes around who doesn't mesh with the status quo.
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