"No Scrubs" introduced the term "scrub" to the popular lexicon, and defined it in the opening lines ("a scrub is a guy that think he's fine...").
The video for "Informer" by Snow that ran on MTV was subtitled so viewers could understand what he was saying.
"After Midnight" was written by the Oklahoma guitarist J.J. Cale, who was dirt poor until Eric Clapton recorded his song and turned it into a hit.
Jay-Z's version of "99 Problems" is a cover of a 1993 song by Ice-T with the lyrics changed to be about Jay's rise to fame.
One of Tom Petty's most personal songs is "Room At The Top," which he stopped performing because it brought back painful memories.
Pete Townshend wrote the lyrics for "My Generation" during a train ride from London to Southampton on his 20th birthday.
Pete produced Dwight Yoakam, Michelle Shocked, Meat Puppets, and a very memorable track for Roy Orbison.
The revered singer-songwriter talks inspiration and explains why she put a mahout in "Drop the Pilot."
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A talented lyricist, Philip helped revive Neil Sedaka's career with the words to "Laughter In The Rain" and "Bad Blood."
Phone booths are nearly extinct, but they provided storylines for some of the most profound songs of the pre-cell phone era.
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