Sadly the counselor lost his life to a cocaine overdose. Or perhaps you think that when you're dead you just stay in your grave. Song is about the environment on a battlefield after a major battle or war has taken place. About the growing dangers and health threats from AIDS and the HIV Virus."... The one who abstains is the one who's cool..." By Mc Fadden and Whitehead. Oh, demon alcohol, sad memories I cannot recall..." By Y&T. Fight and shout and cause a brawl, when you're out drinkin' that alcohol... The meanest trip is alcohol..." By Tommy "Snake" Johnson. If I don't quit drinking it every morning, sure gonna kill me dead..." By Fred Eaglesmith. Even though I threaten that I'm never coming back again...'cause once the alcohol is talking, you're not even here..." By Iron Maiden. "Near the East in a part of ancient Greece, In an ancient land called Macedonia. " Well we're living here in Allentown, and they're closing all the factories down. Song is about how the hopes, dreams and ideals of many American people have not been realized.
You'll be sorry when I'm gone...16 just held such better days. About lead singer Dave Mustaine's drug counselor who finally helped him get sober after numerous attempts at rehabilitation. Useful for a class on theology and religious studies. Have you ever thought about your soul, can it be saved? Song is about the aftermath of the sinking of the luxury liner the Titanic on April 14-15, 1912. It told a sad new story, sixteen hundred had gone to rest. With lies of hope and glory, they taught you how to kill..." By Warlock. Take a good look at me now, cos I'll still be standing here. Many Vietnam vets have developed health complications or have died because of their exposure to this herbicide. Our heroine like many others is now dead..." By Canibus. But he messed up his life and he beat up his wife... "Do you realize you're laughing as you're reaching for the gin. Focuses on closing of steel mills in Allentown, PA., and it's impact on workers/community, and an end of a way of life.
Ascending and turning our spitfires to face them, heading straight for them I press down my guns.." By Tourniquet. The burn of death is what you crave..." By Tracy Chapman. Inspired by actual events taking place in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. This song is about living a healthy lifestyle, striving for goals, the importance of friendship and remaining drug and alcohol free. And I feel proud of all my friends when I see them working for their dreams... It's the only way to be..." By Allman Bothers Band. You see I've always been a fighter but without you I give up... About regret, taking someone's love for granted, and trying to redeem yourself."... I'll face whatever comes my way, savor each moment of the day. That's why there's always tomorrow to start all over again..." By Al Stewart. With the blink of an eye you finally see the light... Her plane fell in the ocean, far away..." By Jewel. I wrote this indirectly for Kurt Cobain, but more precisely for the angst he represented.
Written in remembrance of a loved one who had passed away. About the air campaign over Britain during WWII, told from an RAF pilots point of view. Bandits at 8 O'clock move in behind us, ten ME-109's out of the sun. Squirm yourself much deeper into the pit of selfishness. On the back streets of America they kill the dream of America. And I'll be prepared when you're lonely and scared at the end of our days..." By Iron Maiden. About devotion and the power of love over time, and across the miles. Song promotes abstinence, respecting yourself and your body and waiting to become sexually active. I never travel far without a little Big Star..." By Arlo Guthrie. Song was written in the 1930's after Wall Street crashed sending people to the poor house and sparking the Great Depression. Now this is the truth and it certainly exposes that Wall Street's proposition is not all roses. I lost it all and it left me sore..." By Monty Harper. Every time I look in his face I can't believe how love lasts a while... He feels that his love for the other person will last forever. It's been raining since you left me, now I'm drowning in the flood. Always look on the bright side of life Always look on the bright side of life..." By Willie Nelson. Instead of just giving up, I use the power at my command ...
Song is about self determination, preserving cultural identity, promoting Black Nationalism, and building a sense of community, pride, and unity among people of African descent. Physical deformity..." By Country Joe and the Fish. The last brave man fought to the end, the battle it was lost. To walk the fine line between self control and self abuse... For while I cannot love myself I'll use something else..." By The Kinks. Song is about growing old alone and being forgotten by your immediate family.
A human rights song about the plight of women in Islamic nations. Dreams you'll surely need child to help you through your life..." By Peter Tosh. Fought to save the Alamo, the battle twelve days long...
Songs on the album promote a positive mental health message and deal with the importance of goal setting, self-confidence, self-esteem, self-image, and not being afraid to strive for your dreams and desires. This theme of unrequited love is also examined in the short story "A Sense of Shelter", by John Updike.
Song is about immigration and how our country is seen as a melting pot.
Please tell mom this is not her fault..." By Megadeth. Don't mind your complexion, there is no rejection, you're an African..." By Dar Williams. Song deals with issues related to religious beliefs and questions about the after life. Human activity damaging the environment, "Look at mother nature on the run in the nineteen seventies..." and dreams of starting over, "...flying mother nature's silver seed to a new home in the sun." By Jimmy Tarlton. He tried to raise a record and let the Titanic down..." By Gary Moore. "A letter from the draftboard put pain in all your dreams. They marched you in a uniform, you wore against your will. But to wait for you, is all I can do and that's what I've got to face. About agent orange, a herbicide that was used by the United States government during the Vietnam War. You can file for disability but you might not live to win..." By Ani Di Franco. References made to risk taking, acquired immune deficiency syndrome, unprotected sex, low self esteem, and lack of respect for self and body. She is looking for the kisses that she never got at home... It's a small price she pays for the need to be pleased... He'll drink anything as long as all his troubles disappear. A relationship is threatened as a person tries to deal with their partner's addiction to alcohol. Song is about economic decline and downsizing of American industry.
Don't mind your nationality, you have got the identity of an African. And it felt like a winter machine That you go through and then You catch your breath and winter starts again And everyone else is spring bound And when I chose to live There was no joy, it's just a line I crossed It wasn't worth the pain my death would cost So I was not lost or found..." By Black Sabbath. 1915 German aircraft dropped a bomb on a pub in London called the Dolphin. In the air there's plane headed for the heart of the Dolphin..in the blink of an eye they were gone, gone, gone." By Neil Young. "How can I just let you walk away, just let you leave without a trace... You might get cancer of the liver, you might get cancer of the skin. The song deals with alcohol abuse and denial, also about people who use alcohol as a crutch and how people drink to escape the realities of life. But the pressures at the office and his socialite engagements..turned him to the booze... Alcohol in the bloodstream, 'bout the best I can do 'til I forget about you..." By Matthew Sweet. "If I don't see tomorrow, what would be left to say? When you're all dressed up with no where to go..." By Billy Joel.
Song is a tribute to the people and cultures who contributed to our understanding of pi. Hitchin' up the buggy, churnin' lots of butter Raise a barn on Monday, soon I'll raise anutter..." By Anthrax. References made to paranoia and the health consequences of drug use. But you oughta know it's dyin' 'cause speed kills..." By Everclear. Song is a tribute to many of the fun packed amusement parks across the United States. You'll crash and burn in the bumper cars at Jersey's steel pier.
This parody tours the human history of determining the value of pi. If you come to visit, you'll be bored to tears We haven't even paid the phone bill in 300 years... With some help from Captain Trips, he'll bring the world down to his knees. About the dangers associated with the use of the stimulant drug amphetamines. Your mind might think it's flying baby on those little pills. You could hear the music on the am radio..." By The Beach Boys.
A response song to the September 11th tragedy in New York City. More joined the action with arctan series and continued fractions...” By Don Mc Lean. She says now on these streets Charles you got to understand the rules.