Irene Wilde

Album: All American Alien Boy (1976)
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  • This song was inspired by an event that happened when Hunter was 16. At this tender age he was rejected by a girl at Barker Street bus station in his hometown of Shrewsbury. He said his rise to stardom was inspired by this rejection. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Alexander - London, England

Comments: 3

  • Ms from Shrewsbury, UkHad a few good times with girls in Barker Street Bus Station myself in the 80's. Never knew this song until today. I also know an irene wilde who would of been 16/17 in 1980..... I will get around to asking her when I see her. not a common name in Shrewsbury so has to be the same one.
  • Jim from Long Beach, CaI loved this song from the live disc, Welcome To The Club. THe funny thing is I was 16 in 1980 and this song reminds me of my first rejection from a chick,It was so tramatic..LOL!!!I got ove it eventually, and have always loved this song..Thanks
  • Paul from Rothesay, Nb, CanadaI have often wondered what Irene Wilde thought of this song when she first heard it.
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