23 Mind-Blowing True Stories Behind Famous Songs

Music fans spend a lot of time trying to find meaning in the songs they know and love. Well, it turns out a lot of our most popular songs have meanings that are a lot more bizarre than we would've thought possible. We asked our readers to dig up some surprising facts on some of your favorite songs. The winner is below, but first the runners-up ...

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And the winner is ...

Congrats, Stullberg. You win money.

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