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The song was written about Air Pollution - "Crazy Horses" represents automobiles - "horsepower" - that creates pollution in the skies from the exhaust. (thanks to Cathy at Osmond.net)
This was written by Alan, Merrill and Wayne Osmond. They were the oldest of the group, who were all fathers.
This song was originally banned in South Africa because "horses" is a slang term for heroin there, so "crazy horses" was thought to be referring to drugs. (thanks, Edward Pearce - Ashford, Kent, England, for all above)
Dean wrote the screenplay and lyrics to all the songs in Footloose
. His other hits include "Fame" and "All The Man That I Need."
Jonathan Edwards - "Sunshine"
"How much does it cost? I'll buy it?" Another songwriter told Jonathan to change these lyrics. Good thing he ignored this advice.