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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)
Kerry Livgren of Kansas
In this talk from the '80s, the Kansas frontman talks turning to God and writing "Dust In The Wind."
After studying in Paris with a famous composition teacher, Charles became the most successful writer of TV theme songs.
Petula talks about her hits "Downtown" and "Don't Sleep In The Subway," and explains her Michael Jackson connection.