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This song was a bonus track to the album, yet it turned out to be by far its most successful song. It's music and lyrics are among the intense songs from this group. The song seems to be about a man worrying about both his marriage/relationship and the world around him. (thanks, Mike - Santa Barbara, CA)
The name of the album, "Every Good Boy Deserves Favour," is taken from a mnemonic device used to aid in learning to read music. It corresponds to the notes on the lines in the treble clef, from bottom to top: E, G, B, D, F. There is also a stage play by Tom Stoppard of the same name, which was first performed in 1977. (thanks, Jeff - Bethesda, MD)
The renown Texas songwriter has been at it for 40 years, with tales to tell about The Flatlanders and The Clash - that's Joe's Tex-Mex on "Should I Stay or Should I Go?"
Richard explains how Joe Walsh kickstarted his career, and why he chose Hazard, Nebraska for a hit.
Harry is Derek Smalls in Spinal Tap, Mark Shubb in The Folksmen, and Mr. Burns on The Simpsons