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The Ballad Of Jayne by L.A. Guns
Album: Cocked And LoadedReleased: 1990Charted:
This is about Jayne Mansfield, a blonde bombshell who was a popular actress and pin-up girl in the '50s and '60s. She was often compared to Marilyn Monroe, and also died young. Mansfield was killed in a car accident when she was 34: "Now she's breakin' hearts in heaven."
Tracii Guns of L.A. Guns was in a band called Hollywood Rose which later became Guns N' Roses (Thus the "Guns" part of the name). After he left they kept the name. (thanks, Steve - westchester, NY)