Duran Duran's "Wild Boys" is based on the book of the same name by William Burroughs.
The Hollies hit "The Air That I Breathe" was written in part as a reaction to the smog in Los Angeles.
Bruce Springsteen's "Born In The U.S.A." was inspired by the book (later a movie) Born On The Fourth Of July by Ron Kovic, a Vietnam veteran who protested the war when he returned home.
"How To Save A Life" by The Fray has religious overtones - it was a hit on both the Pop chart and the Christian Songs chart.
Chaka Khan's hit "I Feel For You" was written and originally recorded by Prince 4 years before she covered it.
Part of the "Cruel to Be Kind" video was shot during Nick Lowe and Carlene Carter's wedding.
A look at the good (Diana Ross, Eminem), the bad (Madonna, Bob Dylan) and the peculiar (David Bowie, Michael Jackson) film debuts of superstar singers.
We ring the Hell's Bells to see what songs and rockers are sincere in their Satanism, and how much of it is an act.
dUg dIgs into his King's X metal classics and his many side projects, including the one with Jeff Ament of Pearl Jam.
Did they really trade their guitarist to The Doobie Brothers? Are they named after something naughty? And what's up with the band name?
Does he have beef with Gaga? Is he Sean Lennon's godfather? See if you can tell fact from fiction in the Elton John edition.
The hitmaking songwriter/producer Sam Hollander with stories about songs for Weezer, Panic! At The Disco, Train, Pentatonix, and Fitz And The Tantrums.