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This is an angry song directed to a lover.
The line, "Turn up The Eagles; the neighbors are listening" was inspired by Walter Becker's girlfriend, who loved the Eagles. A year later, the Eagles returned the favor on "Hotel California" with the line, "They stab it with their steely knives but they just can't kill the beast." (thanks, Seth - Brooklyn, NY)
The king of Christian worship music explains talks about writing songs for troubled times.
Mike Watt - "History Lesson, Pt. 2"
Mike Watt of the Minutemen tells the story of the song that became an Indie Rock touchstone. It's also the story of what Mike calls "The Movement."
Marc Campbell - "88 Lines About 44 Women"
The Nails lead singer Marc Campbell talks about those 44 women he sings about over a stock Casio keyboard track. He's married to one of them now - you might be surprised which.