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This song was originally written by Charles Manson and titled "Cease To Exist." Beach Boys drummer Dennis Wilson made some minor lyrical changes to it, which supposedly upset Manson greatly.
The opening sound was achieved by playing a cymbal backwards. (thanks, John Jennings - Omaha, NE, for above 2)
Narada Michael Walden - "Freeway of Love"
As a songwriter and producer, Narada had hits with Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey and Starship. But what song does he feel had the greatest impact on his career?