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Axl Rose wrote the lyrics as a joke. It was rumored that the song is about his dog, with the story that he loved the pooch but had to have it put to sleep and then buried her in the backyard. (thanks, Mihkel - Tallinn, Finland)
Jules Shear - "All Through The Night"
Shears does very little promotion, which has kept him secluded from the spotlight. What changed when Cyndi Lauper had a hit with his song? Not much, really.
After studying in Paris with a famous composition teacher, Charles became the most successful writer of TV theme songs.