This song is about Psalm 137, verses 5-7 of The Bible. It explains the hardship and suffering the Jews experienced during the Holocaust. However, it also expresses the pride of the Jewish population.
Suggestion credit: Ben - White Plains, NY
Matisyahu incorporated some of the lyrics to the Matthew Wilder hit "Break My Stride" in this song: "Ain't no one gonna break my stride, ain't no one gonna pull me down. Oh no, I got to keep on moving." Wilder received a songwriting credit as a result.
"Here Comes Your Man" is the closest the Pixies came to a hit in America. It was rumored to be about a drug dealer, but Black Francis says it's just a story about some hobos who travel by train and die in an earthquake.
The lyrics for Lesley Gore's "It's My Party" were based on actual events relating to his daughter Judy's sweet 16 party. The teenager threw a tantrum and burst into tears when her mum and dad insisted that her grandparents had to be invited.