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Lead singer Dan Baird wrote this about the problems their drummer was having with his girlfriend. He wrote it in one sitting on their tour bus.
The video portrayed a shotgun wedding, complete with very pregnant bride and actual shotgun.
This was the only hit for the Georgia Satellites. Baird had a hit as a solo artist in 1992 with "I Love You Period."
Many people thought the line "I've got a little change in my pocket, going jingle, linga, ling" was a reference to masturbation. The group denied this.
The group was signed to Elektra Records after executives heard a cheaply made 8-track demo of this song. Elektra gave the band a 5-figure budget to cut an entire album of material, but despite attempting several different recordings of "Keep Your Hands to Yourself," none of these takes were as good as the demo. The demo was included on the album, and that is the version you hear. (thanks, Dan - Montreal, Canada)
Kerry Livgren of Kansas
In this talk from the '80s, the Kansas frontman talks turning to God and writing "Dust In The Wind."
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.
Eric Kretz of Stone Temple Pilots
The STP drummer talks about how they write their songs, and how the process is different now that Chester Bennington has replaced Scott Weiland.
Songs Discussed in Movies
, Reservoir Dogs
, Willy Wonka
. Just a few of the flicks where characters discuss specific songs, sometimes as a prelude to murder.