Punk Rock Classic

Album: Mother's Milk (1989)

Songfacts®:

  • In this simple, fast paced song by the Peppers recorded before they achieved huge fame, they are simply begging to be put on MTV.
  • The band samples the opening of Guns N' Roses "Sweet Child O' Mine" at the end of the song. GNR was most likely sampled because of their popularity, not for respect for the band. Anthony Kiedis mentions in his autobiography Scar Tissue not liking drummer Chad Smith by first sight, because of his Guns N' Roses, Motley Crue look. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Bert - Pueblo, NM, for above 2

Comments: 3

  • Cesar from Florianópolis I sounds like rhcp is mocking on guns stick honey melody and I like it lol
  • Nicole from Chicago, IlAlthough don't misinterpret this as RHCP disliking GNR.
    1. On the inside of Mother's Milk, John Frusciante says he loves them in the "thank you" section.
    2. Just because Anthony Kiedis didn't like the GNR hairstyle doesn't mean he didn't like the band.
  • Colleen from Allentown, PaI think it's supposed to be more sacratic than anything
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