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According to Songs in the Key of Z: The Curious Universe of Outsider Music, B.J. Snowden wrote "Ode To Lesley" about a close cousin who was killed driving home in a head-on collision with a drunken motorist". She said: "We were good friends... I'd just seen her at a wedding, and we were going to get together. But she got killed. She left two children."
Nice thought. Shame about the music. And the words. And the voice. (thanks, Alexander Baron - London, England)
His song "Into The Night" is one of the most-played of all time. For Benny, it took him to hell and back.
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.
The Canadian superstar talks about his sudden rise to fame, and tells the stories behind his hits "Sunglasses At Night," "Boy In The Box" and "Never Surrender."