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Rayman’s Song of the Day-Lowdown by Boz Scaggs [VIDEO]

The song is about a girl who doesn't appreciate what her man gives her. The "dirty lowdown" is the honest truth - what Scaggs is encouraging this poor sap to face.

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Rayman’s Song of the Day-Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo (HEARTBREAKER) by Rolling Stones [VIDEO]]

This tells two stories, a young man shot by police in a case of mistaken identity, and a 10-year girl who dies in an alley of a drug overdose. Neither is based on a true story, but is a commentary on urban America.

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

Saturday Night was first recorded in 1973 with original Rollers vocalist Nobby Clarke, but this version tanked when it was released in the UK. The band, as well as songwriters Martin and Coulter, had faith in the song and re-recorded it for US versions of their 1975 album  Wouldn't You Like It

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Rayman’s Song of the Day-Gypsy by Fleetwood Mac [VIDEO]

Stevie Nicks wrote this song and planned to include it on her 1980 solo album Bella Donna. She didn't have room for it on the album, so she held it over for Fleetwood Mac's Mirage album. By this time, her friend Robin Anderson was dying of leukemia and the song became a tribute to her.

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By: Larry Busacca
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By: Larry Busacca Getty Images Entertainment
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Rayman’s Song of the Day-Katmandu by Bob Seger [VIDEO]

Katmandu is a city in Nepal. Seger wrote this song in a humorous tone about his desire to disappear for a while after dealing with constant touring and record company politics. Katmandu is used to represent a place far away where no one will bother you

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By: Jim Dyson
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By: Jim Dyson Getty Images Entertainment
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Rayman’s Song of the Day-Livin On a Prayer by Bon Jovi [VIDEO]

This is the follow up to Bon Jovi's #1 hit You Give Love a Bad Name, and tells the story of Tommy and Gina, two kids working to make it on their own despite constant hardships. It struck a chord with America's youth, especially the ones from New Jersey

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Jovani Carlo Gorospe
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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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