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My Baby

by

Pretenders



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Pretenders lead singer Chrissie Hynde was married to Jim Kerr of Simple Minds from 1984-1990. In this song, she seems to be feeling vulnerable and inadequate, and is asking for understanding. A hint that it is about Kerr comes in the lyrics, "If there's a method to writing a song how come I'm getting it wrong, you write the beautiful songs baby." Kerr was very successful with Simple Minds, with 16 Top-40 UK hits in the '80s. (thanks, Jeff - Chicago, GA)
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I love this song..reminds of my senior year in college in the midwest..great times...Man I remember those times, they were truly the best days of my life..
- Jim, Long Beach, CA
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