11 Obscure References in Classic Songs—Explained!

We’ve all heard these classic pop and rock hits a thousand times. But even if you know all the words, do you know what they were about? The gavotte is a French folk dance that was popular in the late 16th century. It was somewhat majestic and pose-y, long before vogueing came into … well, vogue.

via Pocket http://mentalfloss.com/article/32295/11-obscure-references-classic-songs%E2%80%94explained

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