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Rayman’s Song of the Day-Drivers Seat by Sniff ‘n’ the Tears [VIDEO]

The song is not really about the joys of driving, it is about the fragmented, conflicting emotions that occur after the end of a relationship, and the difficulty of imagining never being with the significant other again

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How Peter Frampton Met the Talk Box

Peter Frampton might be more closely identified with the talk box than any other rock guitarist, but that doesn't mean he was the first to use it.

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Sammy Hagar and Mick Jones Explain How Van Halen’s ’5150′ Tapes Were Almost Destroyed

Sammy Hagar confirms a story Mick Jones told us about engineer Donn Landee during the recording of Van Halen's '5150.'

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Rayman’s Song of the Day-You Are The Woman-by Firefall [VIDEO]

This song is about a man who has found the ideal woman, and he loves her not for external qualities, but for how much she loves him in return.

TRIVIA: Most of Firefall's songs were written separately by their singer/guitarists Rick Roberts and Larry Burnett. This one was written by Roberts

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Mike Myers Had to Fight for Queen on the ‘Wayne’s World’ Soundtrack

One of the most memorable movie moments of the '90s wouldn't have been as distinctive if Mike Myers hadn't stubbornly insisted on having his way.

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Rayman’s Song of the Day-Brown Sugar by Rolling Stones [VIDEO]

Mick Jagger wrote the lyric. According to Bill Wyman, it was partially inspired by a black backup singer named Claudia Lennear, who was one of Ike Turner's backup singers (Ikettes). Jagger and her met when The Stones toured with Turner in 1969.

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Rayman’s Song of the Day-You Give Love a Bad Name by Bon Jovi [VIDEO]

For the band to break through,and release a good single, they needed something special, and thought the key was to incorporate  big choruses. Tthe man to deliver that was Desmond Child. He got together with Jon Bon Jovi and Richie Sambora, and the trio got to work

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Rayman’s Song of the Day-You Might Think by The Cars [VIDEO]

This won the first-ever Video Of The Year award at MTV's Video Music Awards. It beat out Thriller by Michael Jackson among others. 

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Rayman’s Song of the Day-Saturday Night by Bay City Rollers [VIDEO]

This infectious song, with its very memorable chant (S-A-T-U-R-D-A-Y... Night!) stormed the States, becoming the first US #1 hit of 1976.

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Loverboy’s ‘Get Lucky’ Cover Butt: The Untold Story

We've all seen the cover of Loverboy's 1981 album 'Get Lucky.'

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Rayman’s Song of the Day-Double Vision by Foreigner [VIDEO]

I was at a hockey game and the goaltender for the Rangers got a concussion, and it was announced over the PA that he was taken off and was suffering from double vision. I'd never heard that term before. And then that led to the title for that song.

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Rayman’s Song of the Day-Down Under by Men at Work [VIDEO]

The "Land Down Under" is Australia, where the group is from. The lyrics were written by lead singer Colin Hay, who told us: "The chorus is really about the selling of Australia in many ways, the over-development of the country

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