17Entry by gicusudoru
16Entry by Matt Lovell
It's easy to hand wave lyrical masterpieces by claiming the writer came up with the song while on drugs. But, if you actually take time to look, some of the most famous songs of all time have some surprising sources of inspiration -- and rarely are hallucinogens involved.
(Thanks to SirCrimsonFox for the contest idea. Consider the results our power ballad to you.)