Crowley's Cut of the Day

Crowley's Cut of the Day - Sweet Emotion

Aerosmith: "Sweet Emotion" Year: '75 Album: Toys in the Attic Writers: Steven Tyler and Tom Hamilton Fun Facts: The way the vocals fade in and stretch out in "Sweet Emotion" had a genesis outside of the band. Steven Tyler talks about where the idea for that opening came from - a song from another...
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Crowley's Cut of the Day - Poundcake

Van Halen: "Poundcake" Album: For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge Year: 1991 Writers: Eddie Van Halen, Alex Van Halen, Michael Anthony and Sammy Hagar Background: Sammy Hagar says even before they played it on stage for the first time, he & the guys knew "Poundcake" was going to be a great concert...
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Crowley's Cut of the Day - Foolin'

Def Leppard: "Foolin'" Album: Pyromania Year: 1983 Writers: Joe Elliott, Steve Clarke and Mutt Lange Song Facts: Peaked at number-28 on the Billboard Hot 100, but hit number-nine on the Mainstream Rock chart. Background: Guitarist Phil Collen replaced Pete Willis in Def Leppard during the recording...
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Crowley's Cut of the Day - One of These Nights

Eagles: "One of These Nights" Album: One of These Nights Year: 1975 Writers: Don Henley and Glenn Frey Background: The late Glenn Frey in an interview talked about how he and Don Henley were really on a roll as songwriters by the time the Eagles recorded their fourth album, 'One of These Nights'...
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LISTEN - Crowley's Cut of the Day - Hurts So Good

John Mellencamp: "Hurts So Good" Year: 1982 Album: American Fool Writers: John Mellencamp and George Green Facts: Topped Billboard's Hot Tracks mainstream rock chart and peaked at number two on the Hot 100. Background: Although it never quite reached number-one, peaking at two, "Hurts So Good"...
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Crowley's Cut of the Day - I Want You To Want Me

Cheap Trick: "I Want You to Want Me" Album: Cheap Trick at Budokan Year: 1979 Facts: The studio version was the first single from Cheap Trick's 1977 album, In Color. It didn't chart in the U.S., but went to number-one in Japan. When the band released the live version recorded at Budokan in Tokyo,...
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