A lot is made about the lyrical content of songs. So much so that, naturally, we wind up with more than a few different interpretations that are usually presented with fact.

Well, all of them are bullshit and you knew the day would come when we debunk those myths. Our readers researched the origins of these popular songs, and we gave $200 to the winner ...

Entry by Creatris

88 63 John Hughes developed the plot and wrote the popular 80's teen flick, Pretty In Pink, based on the lyrics of the title song. (It's too bad that

Entry by FunkPumpkin

CRACKEDo COM This song isn't about James a girlfriend dying in a plane crash. Taylor The song's three verses are about three phases in his life. Fire

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Entry by ZenofNow

U2's song One is not a love song. The band have been told by many fans that they played the song at their weddings, prompting Bono to respond, Are

Entry by kpx985

$ RICH GIRL DARYL JOHN HALL OATES RICH GIRL ISN'T A GIRL IT'S A GUY. IT was WRITTEN ABOUT AN EX OF DARYL'S THEN GRIPRIEND. THE GENDER WAS CHANGED SINC

Entry by tigonhawk

THE ONE I LOVE THOUGH OFTEN DEDICATED TO LOVED ONES THIS SONG IS ACTULLY ABOUT USING SOMEONE AND HAS BEEN DESCRIBED BY MICHAEL STIPE AS BEING INCREDI

Entry by Adogg1991

I Don't Like Mondays by the Boomtown Rats is not a song about the It's the response 16-year- disappointment of going old Brenda Ann Spencer back to

Entry by SomerOf84

It wasn't just Lorde's life-long fascination with aristocracy that She also credits led her the this 1976 National to pen hit Royals... Geographic p

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Phil Collins' T'ake Me Hoine is nat about Homesickness. ArCal RISA NEA It's apout a patient in a mental hospital, inspired by one Flew Over the Cyc

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