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This song is about a a roller coaster relationship that seemed great at first but then turned a lot worse. It can also be seen as a metaphor for Steven Tyler's drug use. (thanks, Bertrand - Paris, France)
This was the first Aerosmith video to feature actress Alicia Silverstone, and it launched her career. She starred in Aerosmith's next 2 videos as well: "Amazing" and "Crazy," and has been in many movies since, including Clueless, The Crush, and Blast From The Past. Silverstone had met the band only once. Their scenes were shot separately.
Josh Holloway, who plays Sawyer on the show Lost, also appears in the music video. He plays a pickpocket who steals Alicia Silverstone's bag only to be caught and beaten up by her. (thanks, Hermione - Los Angeles, CA)
An extra chorus was added to the video so they could get more scenes in. For the video, the group was filmed at the Central Congregational Church in Fall River, Massachusetts. That's where Lizzie Borden, who was acquitted for murdering her parents in 1892, used to worship. (thanks, Mert - Istanbul, Turkey)
Gary Lewis and the Playboys had 7 Top-10 hits despite competition from The Beatles. Gary talks about the hits, his famous father, and getting drafted.
The king of Christian worship music explains talks about writing songs for troubled times.
John Doe of X
With his X-wife Exene, John fronts the band X and writes their songs.
John Lee Hooker
Into the vaults for Bruce Pollock's 1984 conversation with the esteemed Bluesman. Hooker talks about transforming a Tony Bennett classic and why you don't have to be sad and lonely to write The Blues.