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McCartney explained on his MySpace site that this track was inspired by a conversation he had with writer/producer Sean Garrett about "moving on from your first true love."
Along with this track, Garrett also produced "Rock You
" and "Into Ya" on the album. Other songs he's worked on include "Yeah!
" by Usher, "Run It!
" by Chris Brown "Goodies" by Ciara and "London Bridge
" by Fergie.
It was before Jesse's time, but John Lennon wrote a song called "How Do You Sleep?
" about a different McCartney: his Beatles bandmate Paul.
The single release of this song was a re-mix featuring the rapper Ludacris. McCartney commented in a press release: "I've been a fan of Luda's throughout his career and having him on this track was an amazing honor. He's innovative across the board and always brings the freshest lyrics to any track."
Ludacris also appears in the song's promo. The rapper told MTV News: "You have the Ludacris element, with me car-surfing on the hood on one of these old-school cars. And I said, 'As long as you have one of those old-school cars and big-ass chains in a video, I'm down.' What else do you want in a video?"
In the video, a photograph of singer Katy Perry can be seen attached to the car sun visor. Sean Garrett also appears briefly in the clip.
Annie Haslam of Renaissance
The 5-octave voice of the classical rock band Renaissance, Annie is big on creative expression. In this talk, she covers Roy Wood, the history of the band, and where all the money went in the '70s.
Dan cracked the Top 40 with "Ritual," then went to India and spent 2 hours with the Dalai Lama.
Neal Smith - "I'm Eighteen"
With the band in danger of being dropped from their label, Alice Cooper drummer Neal Smith co-wrote the song that started their trek from horror show curiosity to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
The good doctor shares some candid insights on recording with Phil Spector and The Black Keys.