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This song was a follow-up to "The Goodbye Girl," the theme song to a popular Neil Simon movie with the same title. The song was fairly successful, but Gates never again scored major success as a solo artist afterwards. He later reunited with the group Bread, which he had been the front man for. (thanks, Mike - Santa Barbara, CA)
One of the most popular classical vocalists in the land is lining up a trip to space, which is the inspiration for many of her songs.
Michael Glabicki of Rusted Root
Michael tells the story of "Send Me On My Way," and explains why some of the words in the song don't have a literal meaning.
Al Jourgensen of Ministry
In the name of song explanation, Al talks about scoring heroin for William Burroughs, and that's not even the most shocking story in this one.