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This song was inspired by a Humphrey Bogart line in the 1938 movie Angels With Dirty Faces.
This wasn't released as a single in the group's native England. It was only released in the US a year after the album came out, and it didn't chart.
Dave Clempson, formerly of Colosseum, had recently joined the band as guitarist. This was one of the first Humble Pie songs he contributed to.
There are several drug and alcohol references in this song: "Red Lebanese" and "Black Napalese" are forms of hash, and Newcastle Brown is a kind of ale. (thanks, Max - Lockport, LA)
A popular contemporary folk singer, Williams still remembers the sticky note that changed her life in college.
Kerry Livgren of Kansas
In this talk from the '80s, the Kansas frontman talks turning to God and writing "Dust In The Wind."
He wrote "She Blinded Me With Science" so he could direct a video about a home for deranged scientists.