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This classic Funk song explains why men are always going after women: It's because they have a little a dog in them, and dogs chase cats.
This was released under George Clinton's name after he lost the rights to the names "Funkadelic" and "Parliament," but he used the same musicians.
Clinton admitted to being in an "enhanced" state when he recorded this. He ad-libbed the lyrics.
When Clinton taped his vocals, the backing music was playing backward due to an engineer's error. (thanks, Brad Wind - Miami, FL, for all above)
Snoop Doggy Dogg sampled this on his first single, "What's My Name," changing "Atomic Dog" to "Snoop Doggy Dogg." Snoop is a big fan of George Clinton. They appeared together in Nike commercials in 2002.
When Clinton and P-Funk play this live, it goes on for quite some time.
The unique sounding rhythm of this song is a result of a simple 2 bar drum beat, played backwards using tape. (thanks, Dave - Marieta, GA)
Gary Louris of The Jayhawks
The Jayhawks' song "Big Star" has special meaning to Gary, who explains how longevity and inspiration have trumped adulation.
His song "Into The Night" is one of the most-played of all time. For Benny, it took him to hell and back.
Al Jourgensen of Ministry
In the name of song explanation, Al talks about scoring heroin for William Burroughs, and that's not even the most shocking story in this one.