Jeremy Ruzumna, a key-board player who later on joined Fitz and The Tantrums, created the music for this track and also likewise played piano and also organ on it.

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HeroinThe Velvet Underground

When the Velvet Underground song "Heroin" gained screechy, Maureen Tucker quit drumming, figuring it would certainly bust the take, however her bandmates preserved going. You have the right to hear it at the 5:20 note.


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Good TimesChic

The disco song "Good Tmes" by Chic was a vast influence on beforehand rap, providing the bassline for "Rapper"s Happiness."


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My Name IsEminem

Eminem sampled a song by Labi Siffre on "My Name Is." Siffre, a gay activist, made Em take out some gay humor in the lyric before allowing it.


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Why Can"t We Be Friends?War

War obtained the principle for "Why Can"t We Be Friends?" when they were traveling in Japan and uncovered they had a kinship with the citizens also though they didn"t sheight the exact same language.


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He Ain"t Heavy, He"s My BrotherThe Hollies

The motto for Boys Town, which was a Nebraska house for troubled youth, influenced the song "He Ain"t Heavy, He"s My Brother" by The Hollies.


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Big Yellow TaxiJoni Mitchell

Joni Mitchell"s "Big Yellow Taxi" is about the commercialization of Hawaii. On her first trip to the islands, she looked out of her hotel home window and also observed a parking lot as much as the eye might view.


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Ian Anderson: "The delight in making music is that you don"t have actually a formula"Songwriter Interviews

Ian talks around his 3 or 4 blatant attempts to compose a pop song, and also the ones he most associated through, consisting of "Locomotive Breath."


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Richie Wise (Kiss producer, Dust)Songwriter Interviews

Richie talks around creating the first 2 Kiss albums, recording "Brother Louie," and also the newdiscovered appreciation of his rock band also, Dust.


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Kevin GodleySongwriter Interviews

Kevin Godley talks around directing timeless videos for The Police, U2 and also Duran Duran, and also discusses song and videos he made with 10cc and Godley & Creme.

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Verdine White of Earth, Wind & FireSongwriter Interviews

The longtime bhelp of Earth, Wind & Fire discusses how his band involved execute a holiday album, and also uses understanding into some of the biggest dance/spirit tunes of all-time.


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Justin Hayward of The Moody BluesSongwriter Interviews

Justin composed the classic "Nights In White Satin," however his fondest musical memories are from a different decade.


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Harry ShearerSongwriter Interviews

Harry is Derek Smalls in Spinal Tap, Mark Shubb in The Folksguys, and also Mr. Burns on The Simpsons.