Radiohead's "Harry Patch (In Memory Of)" is about the last surviving World War I veteran to fight in the trenches.
In The Band song "The Weight," Nazareth ("Went down to Nazareth") refers to a town in Pennsylvania where the Martin Guitar company was located.
Bruce Springsteen originally wrote "Hungry Heart" for The Ramones, but decided to keep it for himself on the advice of his producer and manager, Jon Landau.
Ozzy Osbourne's "Shot In The Dark" is titled after a Pink Panther movie.
The Hollies' 1967 hit "Carrie Anne" featured the first use of a steel drum in a commercial pop record.
The horn flourish at the beginning of "Jump Around" comes from Bob and Earl's "Harlem Shuffle"; the squeal throughout the song might be a Prince sample.
How well do you know the 007 theme songs?
Brenda talks about the inspiration that drove her to write hit songs like "Get Here" and "Piano in the Dark," and why a lack of formal music training can be a songwriter's best asset.
Dean's saga began with "Ariel," a song about falling in love with a Jewish girl from New Jersey.
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.
dUg dIgs into his King's X metal classics and his many side projects, including the one with Jeff Ament of Pearl Jam.
Fishbone has always enjoyed much more acclaim than popularity - Angelo might know why.