They range from Billy Joel's dancefloor hit "Uptown Girl", which was rooted in Joel's romances with not one but two supermodels – Elle Macpherson and Christie Brinkley – through to reggae maestro Bob Marley's relationship with Cindy Breakspeare, a former Miss World winner, which inspired him to write 'Turn Your Lights Down Low' in her honour.
Others include the Beatles' "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds", which was banned by the BBC after speculation it was a paean to psychedelic drug taking, when, in reality, it was inspired by a painting by a classmate of Lennon's son Julian.
He died in New Jersey in 1984, and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987. on June 9, 1934, in Detroit, Michigan, Jackie Wilson was one of top singers of the 1950s and '60s. As a teenager, he was also a successful Golden Gloves boxer.
Known for his appealing tenor voice and tremendous stage presence, Wilson was also known by the moniker "Mr. Wilson's mother reportedly asked him to stop boxing, so he picked a different direction for himself.
We're the D'Artigo sisters: half-human, half-Fae, we're sexy, we're savvy and we just turned in our badges to the Otherworld Intelligence Agency. Hungry ghosts are tearing up the town and people are running scared.
It's the holiday season and a vampire serial killer is on the loose.
Chapter 1 "I can't believe I need another new bartender." I leaned back in my chair and propped my feet on the desk.These are the songs we seek solace in when we want to know that somebody else has felt that way too. Click here to tell us which songs you think we should have included Whether in its original, spare funk version or the orchestrated Trevor Horn take that appeared on the classic The Lexicon of Love album, this debut single provided a fine showcase for the sophisticated romanticism of the Sheffield popsters.Despite the universal “blueprint that says boy meets girl”, former music journo Martin Fry is struggling in his quest to find love’s “real Mc Coy”, and contends, in his angsty croon, that tears are not enough to prove that a girl’s emotions are genuine. I'm Menolly, acrobat extraordinaire turned vampire. But being a vamp isn't all it's cracked up to be, especially when the Godfather of all vampires decides to play Prince Charming...I strike a deal with Ivana Krask--one of the Elder Fae--and too late, discover strings are attached.Some have gone further: Adam Levine, songwriter for the pop-rock band Maroon 5, wrote an entire album about his ex-girlfriend, Jane Herman.