Although his former wife Christie Brinkley appeared in the video, Billy Joel's "Uptown Girl" was supposedly about supermodel Elle Macpherson.
You Oughta Know
Remember Dave Coulier? Joey from "Full House"? That's who "You Oughta Know" is about.
Only the Good Die Young
This classic Billy Joel song is actually about a man persuading a nice Catholic girl to lose her virginity to him.
Me and Mr. Jones
Amy Winehouse's "Me and Mr. Jones" is about rapper and songwriter Nas.
Summer of '69
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The Cranberries' song "Zombies" is actually about terrorism in Northern Ireland.
Candle in the Wind
The Elton John ballad was originally written for Marilyn Monroe but was later rewritten for Princess Diana after her death. The song was renamed "Goodbye England's Rose."
Like a Virgin
Madonna's worldwide hit is actually about a guy getting over a breakup.
The catchy Outkast tune is about a man stuck in a loveless relationship.
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