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This is a tribute to various revolutionary American leaders, including Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X.
Pioneering rap group Africa Bambaataa And Soulsonic Force wrote this song and were the first to record it. They released it as a single in 1984.
This was the first single from Renegades, which also contains covers of songs by The Stooges, The Rolling Stones, MC5, and Devo.
This was released on election day - November 7, 2000.
The radio version is shorter than the CD version. (thanks, Nick - Paramus, NJ)
"Missing You" was a spontaneous outpouring of emotion triggered by a phone call. John tells that story and explains what MTV meant to his career.
When Judd Apatow needed under-appreciated rockers for his Knocked Up
sequel, he immediately thought of Parker, who just happened to be getting his band The Rumour back together.
The "Midnight At The Oasis" singer is an Old Time gal.