The stories behind some of the world's most iconic songs
Inspiration can come from anywhere
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A song's meaning can be very ambiguous at times and can be interpreted in many different ways. Often it’s impossible to know what the writer was originally inspired by. It’s even more difficult to imagine how some of the most iconic songs came to be written. This gallery tells the heartbreaking, beautiful, and bizarre stories behind some of the world's most iconic songs. Click through to find out the real stories behind the music.