Rod Stewart acquired the title for this reggae song from Osvehicle Pistorius. He explained to The Sun: "His girlfriend offered an interview just before she was killed. They were having trouble and also she sassist, "All I desire to perform is love and also be loved." I write points prefer that dvery own in a book and the song is born."On February 14, 2013 South Afrideserve to Paralympic athlete Osvehicle Pistorius swarm his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp dead. He was uncovered not guilty of murder however was convicted of culpable homicide.

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Somebody Like YouKeith Urban

When Keith Urban played "Somebody Like You" for his girlfriend, she dubbed him a hypocrite because he "sucked at relationships."


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(Don"t Fear) The ReaperBlue Öyster Cult

Buck Dharma of Blue Oyster Cult composed "(Don"t Fear) The Reaper" after he was diagnosed with a heart problem and started reasoning about his very own mortality.


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You Are A TouristDeath Cab for Cutie

The music video for "You Are A Tourist" by Death Cab For Cutie was done live on the internet, ending up being the first live, scripted, single-take music video taped that method.


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Soptimal Your SobbingPretenders

"Soptimal Your Sobbing" was first videotaped by The Kinks in 1964. It became the Pretenders first single 15 years later on, bring about a connection between Ray Davies and Chrissie Hynde.


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I Want You BackThe Jackboy 5

Michael Jackchild was only 11 years and also 5 months old as soon as the Jackchild 5"s "I Want You Back" ended up being the group"s initially #1 . The late King of Pop is the youngest team member ever to top the Hot 100.


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CenterfieldJohn Fogerty

"Centerfield" was the initially song enshrined in the Major Organization Basesphere Hevery one of Fame.


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Bryan AdamsSongwriter Interviews

What"s the deal with "Summer of "69"? Bryan explains what the song is really around, and also shares even more of his songcomposing insights.


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Rickie Lee JonesSongwriter Interviews

Rickie Lee Jones on songcomposing, social media, and also exactly how she"s dealing with Trump.

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Billy Steinberg - "Like A Virgin"They"re Playing My Track

The first of Billy"s 5 #1 hits was the song that moved Madonna to stardom. You"d think that would certainly gain you a backphase pass, wouldn"t you?


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Bass Player Scott EdwardsTrack Writing

Scott was Stevie Wonder"s bass player before becoming a optimal session player. Hits he played on encompass "I Will Survive," "Being With You" and "Sara Smile."


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Who Wrote That Song?Music Quiz

Do you understand who wrote Patti Smith"s biggest hit? How about the Grease template song? See if you deserve to enhance the song to the writer.


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Joe ElySongwriter Interviews

The renvery own Texas songwriter has been at it for 40 years, through tales to tell about The Flatlanders and also The Clash - that"s Joe"s Tex-Mex on "Should I Stay or Should I Go?"