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Light My FireThe Doors

"Light My Fire" was the initially song Doors guitarist Robby Krieger composed. Looking for a universal template, he determined to write around one of the 4 aspects (air, earth, water, fire).

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Beat ItMichael Jackchild

Eddie Van Halen played the guitar solo on "Beat It" as a favor to Quincy Jones, who developed the album.


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S&MRihanna

Rihanna clintends that "S&M" is around her love/hate connection through the media. Apparently her paparazzi are utilizing whips and also chains.


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HeavenThe Psychedelic Furs

"Heaven" by The Psychedelic Furs sounds upbeat, but is about an impending nuclear bombardment.


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Killer QueenQueen

Katy Perry named her fragrance "Killer Queen" after the 1974 Queen song.


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Twilight ZoneGolden Earring

"Twilight Zone" by Golden Earring was influenced by the Robert Ludlum novel The Bourne Identity, not by the TV present.


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Charlie DanielsSongwriter Interviews

Charlie discusses the songs that made him a Southern Rock icon, and also settles the Devil vs. Johnny dispute as soon as and for all.


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Facebook, Bromance and Email - The First Songs To Use New WordsTune Writing

Do you remember the initially time you heard "email" in a song? How about "hater" or "Facebook"? Here are the songs wbelow they first verified up.


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90s MetalFact or Fiction

Test your metal - Priest, Maiden, and also Beavis and Butt-head display up in this one.

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Roger McGuinn of The ByrdsSongwriter Interviews

Roger reveals the songcreating formula Clive Davis told him, and if "Eight Miles High" is really around drugs.


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Amerihave the right to Hits With Fopower TitlesTrack Writing

What are the greatest US hits with French, Spanish (not "Rico Suave"), Italian, Scottish, Greek, and also Japanese titles?


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Supertramp founder Roger HodgsonSongwriter Interviews

Roger tells the stories behind some of his greatest hits, including "Give a Little Bit," "Take the Long Way Home" and "The Logical Track."