The eighth track on Wrecking Ball is a simple bluesy number, in which Springsteen tells his girl, "Ain't no school ever taught it, ain't no one ever bought it - but baby, you got it." After the economic despair of the first seven tracks, this lusty little pop rock gem comes as a light relief. It also acts as a prelude to the gospel theme of the final three tracks.
"Won't Get Fooled Again" by The Who is about a revolution, but it doesn't have a happy ending, since in the end the new regime becomes just like the old one. Pete Townshend thought that whoever was in power was destined to become corrupt.
Eddie Vedder often changes the words when he sings "Yellow Ledbetter." The basic story is about a guy whose brother dies in the first Gulf War. Apparently, bad news in the army is given in yellow envelopes.