The original, 1930s version of "Puttin' On the Ritz" has lyrics about Lenox Avenue in Harlem, not Park Avenue.
Snap! was two German producers. When they needed a rapper, they found one on the American army base there and had him rap on "The Power."
The Pussycat Dolls his "Don't Cha" was written by Cee-Lo Green and Sir Mix-a-Lot.
Ann Peebles' "I Can't Stand The Rain" originated from a comment made by the singer to her husband, Don Bryant, when they were preparing to head out to a blues show and it began tipping down with rain.
Michael Jackson's "Human Nature" was written by the keyboard player from Toto, who was working on the Thriller album.
"I Won't Back Down" is a very personal song for Tom Petty. "I thought it wasn't that good because it was so naked," he said.
The leader of the Modern A Cappella movement talks about the genre.
How a country weeper and a blues number made "rolling stone" the most popular phrase in rock.
A talented lyricist, Philip helped revive Neil Sedaka's career with the words to "Laughter In The Rain" and "Bad Blood."
Bowie's "activist" days of 1964 led to Ziggy Stardust.
Here is the church, here is the steeple - see if you can identify these lyrics that reference church.
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