The effect that popular music has on children's and adolescents' behavior and emotions is of paramount concern.
Lyrics have become more explicit in their references to drugs, sex, and violence over the years, particularly in certain genres.
Former couple: Neil Diamond has revealed 'Sweet Caroline' was a love song for his then-wife Marcia Murphey - but he needed a three-syllable name for the chorus. And that's what it's been' Popular: Diamond, who has sold over 125 million records worldwide, making him one of the world's best-selling artists, released 'Sweet Caroline' in September 1969 as a single.
Above, the singer is seen with Miss Murphey in 1975 Singer-songwriter: Diamond (pictured) explained: 'The song was about my wife at the time - her name was Marcia - and I couldn't get a "Marcia" rhyme. It has since become a staple track Family: 'Sweet Caroline' has long been thought of as an ode to the young daughter of late U.
Song is a parody of "Mony Mony" by Tommy James & the Shondells. Last night sorta got so insane as I went ridin on the all night train Puttin money in sin. Song was written in honor of artist's daughter, Emily. You were sent to me by angels up above, I'm certain... You're here to show me what love can be..." By Neil Young. A relationship or marriage has ended but the couple are still joined or bound by a common interest, their child. And I guess I never told you I'm so happy that you're mine. "Bad news over the great divide comes in from every side. While Thomas More waits in the Tower of London watching the sands running out. Abner Louima and now Amadou countless others paid the price for you..." By Phil Ochs. We are sure there is a clinic for the poor...'Cause that's the free enterprise way..." By Aerosmith. Yeah, I thought I could leave but couldn't get out the door. About Amelia Earhart, an American aviatrix who was one of the world's most celebrated and the first to fly alone over the Atlantic Ocean..."A ship out of the ocean, just a speck against the sky.
About the dangers of substance abuse and the hallucinogenic drug LSD. About intolerance, racial violence, and the social and economic conditions/attitudes that serve to seperate the races in America. Related topics include; the military draft, Vietnam War, protest movements, crime and punishment, pollution, Thanksgiving traditions. two years ago, on Thanksgiving, when my friend and I went up to visit Alice at the restaurant..." By "Weird Al" Yankovic. Well first she took my nest egg and then she took my nest. Song is about unhealthy risk taking, living life in the fast lane and suffering the consequences. A love like hers ain't meant for guys like me..." By Gloria Estefan and the Miami Sound Machine. And maybe I didn't treat you quite as good as I should have... Song is about the Spanish Civil War and the people who fought for the "Cause" of democracy. This song is a tribute to Sir Thomas More (1478-1535), song deals with the rule of law, the legitimacy of authority, and staying true to your conscience or principles. Henry Plantagenet still looks for someone to bring good news in his hour of doubt. If you can't afford my bill, don't tell me you're ill... But we really love to stitch the diseases of the rich. When the moment arrives you know you'll be alright..." By The Greenbriar Boys. But even more exactly for the hopelessness so many felt after his death.
Maybe the love of your life has turned mean and selfish. “If a boyfriend doesn’t give you what you need, walk away,” says Danielle Greaves, MSW, who works with girls at The Guidance Center in Cambridge, Mass.
She tells girls all the time, “It hurts now, but you can get through this.” Dating Tip 4: Talk About Facebook Before You Talk on Facebook Social media puts the ups and downs of dating out there for everyone to see.
Things aint ever gonna change till you stop riding that all night train By Martina Mc Bride. This song just says that so many people put such a stock in all the worldly and material things in a relationship, and what really matters is the honesty and commitment to each other"(quote taken from artist's web site) "... Im talking all about how to give They dont act with much honesty But you point the way to the truth when you say All you need is love. So what if you reached the age of reason only to find there was no reprieve? On February 4, 1999 four NYC police officers fired 41 shots at unarmed Guinean immigrant Amadou Diallo striking him 19 times and killing him in the entrance way of his apartment.
About one of the many unpleasurable results of a divorce. When the morning comes not a nickel to my name I woke up late yesterday afternoon, my eyeballs feeling like two balloons. And measures the hours out from here to oblivion in actions that can't be undone... This 1962 song could serve as a 21st century anthem for people and organizations that are working to create Universal Health Care in the United States . We will fight against disease when the money comes with ease. Song is about the cycle of drug addiction, hitting "rock bottom", and then working towards recovery.
If you’re not ready, it’s cool to stay single and hang out with your close friends. In a healthy relationship, the feelings are mutual. If this doesn’t describe your situation, there’s nothing wrong with you, but you probably do need to keep looking.