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Billy Joel – Captain Jack

Billy Joel – Captain Jack

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‘Captain Jack’ is a song by Billy Joel featured on his 1973 album Piano Man as its closing track with a live version on his 1981 album Songs in the...

Billy Joel – Captain Jack

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‘Captain Jack’ is a song by Billy Joel featured on his 1973 album Piano Man as its closing track with a live version on his 1981 album Songs in the...

Steve Miller Band – Jet Airliner

Steve Miller Band – Jet Airliner

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‘Jet Airliner’ is a song composed by Paul Pena in 1973 and popularized by the Steve Miller Band in 1977. Pena wrote and recorded ‘Jet Airliner’ in 1973 for his...

Steve Miller Band – Jet Airliner

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‘Jet Airliner’ is a song composed by Paul Pena in 1973 and popularized by the Steve Miller Band in 1977. Pena wrote and recorded ‘Jet Airliner’ in 1973 for his...

Elvin Bishop – Fooled Around and Fell in Love

Elvin Bishop – Fooled Around and Fell in Love

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‘Fooled Around and Fell in Love’ is a song written and performed by blues guitarist Elvin Bishop with Mickey Thomas on lead vocals. It appeared on his 1975 album Struttin'...

Elvin Bishop – Fooled Around and Fell in Love

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‘Fooled Around and Fell in Love’ is a song written and performed by blues guitarist Elvin Bishop with Mickey Thomas on lead vocals. It appeared on his 1975 album Struttin'...

Jimi Hendrix – All Along the Watchtower

Jimi Hendrix – All Along the Watchtower

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‘All Along the Watchtower’ is a song by American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan from his eighth studio album, John Wesley Harding (1967). The song was written by Dylan and produced by...

Jimi Hendrix – All Along the Watchtower

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‘All Along the Watchtower’ is a song by American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan from his eighth studio album, John Wesley Harding (1967). The song was written by Dylan and produced by...

Joe Cocker – The Letter

Joe Cocker – The Letter

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‘The Letter’ is a song written by Wayne Carson that was first recorded by the American rock band the Box Tops in 1967. It was the group's first and most...

Joe Cocker – The Letter

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‘The Letter’ is a song written by Wayne Carson that was first recorded by the American rock band the Box Tops in 1967. It was the group's first and most...

Bryan Adams – Run to You

Bryan Adams – Run to You

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‘Run to You’ is a song by Canadian singer-songwriter Bryan Adams. It was released in 1984 as the lead single from his fourth album, Reckless (1984). The track deals with...

Bryan Adams – Run to You

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‘Run to You’ is a song by Canadian singer-songwriter Bryan Adams. It was released in 1984 as the lead single from his fourth album, Reckless (1984). The track deals with...

Electric Light Orchestra – Telephone Line

Electric Light Orchestra – Telephone Line

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‘Telephone Line’ is a song by English rock band Electric Light Orchestra (ELO). It was released in May 1977 as part of the album A New World Record. It was...

Electric Light Orchestra – Telephone Line

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‘Telephone Line’ is a song by English rock band Electric Light Orchestra (ELO). It was released in May 1977 as part of the album A New World Record. It was...

Rainbow – Stone Cold

Rainbow – Stone Cold

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‘Stone Cold’ is a song by British-American rock band Rainbow. It was released as a single in 1982 from their album Straight Between the Eyes. The song reached the Top...

Rainbow – Stone Cold

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‘Stone Cold’ is a song by British-American rock band Rainbow. It was released as a single in 1982 from their album Straight Between the Eyes. The song reached the Top...

The Stranglers – Peaches

The Stranglers – Peaches

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‘Peaches’ is the second single by the Stranglers, taken from their debut studio album Rattus Norvegicus (1977). Notable for its distinctive bassline, the track peaked at No. 8 in the...

The Stranglers – Peaches

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‘Peaches’ is the second single by the Stranglers, taken from their debut studio album Rattus Norvegicus (1977). Notable for its distinctive bassline, the track peaked at No. 8 in the...

Supertramp – The Logical Song

Supertramp – The Logical Song

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‘The Logical Song’ is a song by English rock group Supertramp that was released as the lead single from their album Breakfast in America in March 1979. It was written...

Supertramp – The Logical Song

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‘The Logical Song’ is a song by English rock group Supertramp that was released as the lead single from their album Breakfast in America in March 1979. It was written...

Strawberry Alarm Clock – Incense and Peppermints

Strawberry Alarm Clock – Incense and Peppermints

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‘Incense and Peppermints’ is a song by the Los Angeles–based psychedelic rock band Strawberry Alarm Clock. The song is officially credited as having been written by John S. Carter and...

Strawberry Alarm Clock – Incense and Peppermints

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‘Incense and Peppermints’ is a song by the Los Angeles–based psychedelic rock band Strawberry Alarm Clock. The song is officially credited as having been written by John S. Carter and...

The Dream Academy – Life in a Northern Town

The Dream Academy – Life in a Northern Town

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‘Life in a Northern Town’ is the debut single by British band The Dream Academy, released in March 1985. It appears on the band's self-titled debut studio album, The Dream...

The Dream Academy – Life in a Northern Town

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‘Life in a Northern Town’ is the debut single by British band The Dream Academy, released in March 1985. It appears on the band's self-titled debut studio album, The Dream...

The Hollies – Carrie Anne

The Hollies – Carrie Anne

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‘Carrie Anne’ is a song written by Allan Clarke, Graham Nash, and Tony Hicks and released by British pop rock group the Hollies. It was recorded on 1 May 1967...

The Hollies – Carrie Anne

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‘Carrie Anne’ is a song written by Allan Clarke, Graham Nash, and Tony Hicks and released by British pop rock group the Hollies. It was recorded on 1 May 1967...

The Doors – L.A. Woman

The Doors – L.A. Woman

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‘L.A. Woman’ is a song by the American rock band the Doors. The song is the title track of their 1971 album L.A. Woman, the final album to feature Jim...

The Doors – L.A. Woman

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‘L.A. Woman’ is a song by the American rock band the Doors. The song is the title track of their 1971 album L.A. Woman, the final album to feature Jim...

Bob Seger – Hollywood Nights

Bob Seger – Hollywood Nights

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‘Hollywood Nights’ is a song written and recorded by American rock artist Bob Seger. It was released in 1978 as the second single from his album, Stranger in Town. The...

Bob Seger – Hollywood Nights

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‘Hollywood Nights’ is a song written and recorded by American rock artist Bob Seger. It was released in 1978 as the second single from his album, Stranger in Town. The...

Sam & Dave – Soul Man

Sam & Dave – Soul Man

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‘Soul Man’ is a 1967 song written and composed by Isaac Hayes and David Porter, first successful as a number 2 hit single by Atlantic Records soul duo Sam &...

Sam & Dave – Soul Man

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‘Soul Man’ is a 1967 song written and composed by Isaac Hayes and David Porter, first successful as a number 2 hit single by Atlantic Records soul duo Sam &...

Blur – Song 2

Blur – Song 2

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‘Song 2’ is a song by English rock band Blur. The song is the second song on their self-titled fifth studio album. Released physically on 7 April 1997, ‘Song 2’...

Blur – Song 2

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‘Song 2’ is a song by English rock band Blur. The song is the second song on their self-titled fifth studio album. Released physically on 7 April 1997, ‘Song 2’...

America – Ventura Highway

America – Ventura Highway

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‘Ventura Highway’ is a 1972 song by the band America from their album Homecoming, written by Dewey Bunnell. The song went to number 8 on the Billboard Hot 100 for...

America – Ventura Highway

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‘Ventura Highway’ is a 1972 song by the band America from their album Homecoming, written by Dewey Bunnell. The song went to number 8 on the Billboard Hot 100 for...

Focus – Hocus Pocus

Focus – Hocus Pocus

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‘Hocus Pocus’ is a song by the Dutch rock band Focus, written by keyboardist, flutist, and vocalist Thijs van Leer and guitarist Jan Akkerman. It was recorded and released in...

Focus – Hocus Pocus

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‘Hocus Pocus’ is a song by the Dutch rock band Focus, written by keyboardist, flutist, and vocalist Thijs van Leer and guitarist Jan Akkerman. It was recorded and released in...

Meat Loaf – Bat Out of Hell

Meat Loaf – Bat Out of Hell

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‘Bat Out of Hell’ is a song written by Jim Steinman for the 1977 album Bat Out of Hell and performed by Meat Loaf. In Australia, the song was picked...

Meat Loaf – Bat Out of Hell

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‘Bat Out of Hell’ is a song written by Jim Steinman for the 1977 album Bat Out of Hell and performed by Meat Loaf. In Australia, the song was picked...

Stray Cats – Rock This Town

Stray Cats – Rock This Town

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‘Rock This Town’ is the second single by American rockabilly band Stray Cats, released January 30, 1981 by Arista Records in the U.K., where it peaked at No. 9 on...

Stray Cats – Rock This Town

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‘Rock This Town’ is the second single by American rockabilly band Stray Cats, released January 30, 1981 by Arista Records in the U.K., where it peaked at No. 9 on...

Joan Jett & the Blackhearts – I Hate Myself for Loving You

Joan Jett & the Blackhearts – I Hate Myself for...

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‘I Hate Myself for Loving You’ is a song by American rock band Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, released as the lead single from their sixth studio album, Up Your...

Joan Jett & the Blackhearts – I Hate Myself for...

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‘I Hate Myself for Loving You’ is a song by American rock band Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, released as the lead single from their sixth studio album, Up Your...

Adam and the Ants – Antmusic

Adam and the Ants – Antmusic

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‘Antmusic’ is a song by English rock band Adam and the Ants, released as the third single in the UK from the album Kings of the Wild Frontier. ‘Antmusic’ (often...

Adam and the Ants – Antmusic

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‘Antmusic’ is a song by English rock band Adam and the Ants, released as the third single in the UK from the album Kings of the Wild Frontier. ‘Antmusic’ (often...

Van Halen – Unchained

Van Halen – Unchained

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‘Unchained’ is a song from Van Halen's fourth album, Fair Warning. The song was released as a single in various countries, including Germany, Spain, and Japan. It's not quite as...

Van Halen – Unchained

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‘Unchained’ is a song from Van Halen's fourth album, Fair Warning. The song was released as a single in various countries, including Germany, Spain, and Japan. It's not quite as...

The Bangles – Hazy Shade of Winter

The Bangles – Hazy Shade of Winter

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‘A Hazy Shade of Winter’ is a song by American music duo Simon & Garfunkel, released on October 22, 1966, initially as a stand-alone single, but subsequently included on the...

The Bangles – Hazy Shade of Winter

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‘A Hazy Shade of Winter’ is a song by American music duo Simon & Garfunkel, released on October 22, 1966, initially as a stand-alone single, but subsequently included on the...

Bruce Springsteen – Rosalita (Come Out Tonight)

Bruce Springsteen – Rosalita (Come Out Tonight)

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‘Rosalita (Come Out Tonight)’ is a 1973 song by Bruce Springsteen, from his The Wild, the Innocent & the E Street Shuffle album, and is especially famed as a concert...

Bruce Springsteen – Rosalita (Come Out Tonight)

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‘Rosalita (Come Out Tonight)’ is a 1973 song by Bruce Springsteen, from his The Wild, the Innocent & the E Street Shuffle album, and is especially famed as a concert...

Rolling Stones – Get Off of My Cloud

Rolling Stones – Get Off of My Cloud

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‘Get Off of My Cloud’ is a song by the English rock band the Rolling Stones. It was written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards for a single to follow...

Rolling Stones – Get Off of My Cloud

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‘Get Off of My Cloud’ is a song by the English rock band the Rolling Stones. It was written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards for a single to follow...

Blind Melon – No Rain

Blind Melon – No Rain

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‘No Rain’ is a song by American rock band Blind Melon. It was released in 1993 as the second single from the band's debut album Blind Melon. The song is...

Blind Melon – No Rain

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‘No Rain’ is a song by American rock band Blind Melon. It was released in 1993 as the second single from the band's debut album Blind Melon. The song is...

The B-52’s – Love Shack

The B-52’s – Love Shack

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‘Love Shack’ is a song by American new wave band the B-52s from their fifth studio album, Cosmic Thing (1989). It was released on June 20, 1989, and was produced...

The B-52’s – Love Shack

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‘Love Shack’ is a song by American new wave band the B-52s from their fifth studio album, Cosmic Thing (1989). It was released on June 20, 1989, and was produced...

Ian Hunter – Once Bitten, Twice Shy

Ian Hunter – Once Bitten, Twice Shy

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‘Once Bitten, Twice Shy’ is a 1975 song written and recorded by Ian Hunter, from his debut solo album Ian Hunter, which reached No. 14 in the UK Singles Chart....

Ian Hunter – Once Bitten, Twice Shy

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‘Once Bitten, Twice Shy’ is a 1975 song written and recorded by Ian Hunter, from his debut solo album Ian Hunter, which reached No. 14 in the UK Singles Chart....

Heart – Alone

Heart – Alone

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‘Alone’ is a song composed by Billy Steinberg and Tom Kelly, who recorded it under the name i-Ten on their 1983 album Taking a Cold Look. It was later recorded...

Heart – Alone

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‘Alone’ is a song composed by Billy Steinberg and Tom Kelly, who recorded it under the name i-Ten on their 1983 album Taking a Cold Look. It was later recorded...

The Beatles – Eleanor Rigby

The Beatles – Eleanor Rigby

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‘Eleanor Rigby’ is a song by the English rock band the Beatles from their 1966 album Revolver. It was also issued on a double A-side single, paired with ‘Yellow Submarine’....

The Beatles – Eleanor Rigby

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‘Eleanor Rigby’ is a song by the English rock band the Beatles from their 1966 album Revolver. It was also issued on a double A-side single, paired with ‘Yellow Submarine’....

Small Faces – Lazy Sunday Afternoon

Small Faces – Lazy Sunday Afternoon

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‘Lazy Sunday’ is a song by the English band Small Faces, which reached number two on the UK Singles Chart in 1968. It was written by the Small Faces songwriting...

Small Faces – Lazy Sunday Afternoon

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‘Lazy Sunday’ is a song by the English band Small Faces, which reached number two on the UK Singles Chart in 1968. It was written by the Small Faces songwriting...

Grand Funk Railroad – I'm Your Captain (Closer to Home)

Grand Funk Railroad – I'm Your Captain (Closer ...

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‘I'm Your Captain (Closer to Home)’ is a 1970 song written by American musician Mark Farner and recorded by Grand Funk Railroad as the closing track to their album Closer...

Grand Funk Railroad – I'm Your Captain (Closer ...

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‘I'm Your Captain (Closer to Home)’ is a 1970 song written by American musician Mark Farner and recorded by Grand Funk Railroad as the closing track to their album Closer...

Janis Joplin – Move Over

Janis Joplin – Move Over

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‘Move Over’ is a song written and sung by Janis Joplin. It was recorded at Sunset Sound Studios (Los Angeles, CA) on 25 September 1970 and first released on the...

Janis Joplin – Move Over

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‘Move Over’ is a song written and sung by Janis Joplin. It was recorded at Sunset Sound Studios (Los Angeles, CA) on 25 September 1970 and first released on the...

Jackson Browne – Doctor My Eyes

Jackson Browne – Doctor My Eyes

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‘Doctor, My Eyes’ is a 1972 song written and performed by Jackson Browne and included on his debut album Jackson Browne. Featuring a combination of an upbeat piano riff coupled...

Jackson Browne – Doctor My Eyes

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‘Doctor, My Eyes’ is a 1972 song written and performed by Jackson Browne and included on his debut album Jackson Browne. Featuring a combination of an upbeat piano riff coupled...

Marmalade – Reflections of My Life

Marmalade – Reflections of My Life

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‘Reflections of My Life’ was a 1969/1970 hit single for the Scottish band, Marmalade. It was written by their lead guitarist Junior Campbell and singer Dean Ford (credited to his...

Marmalade – Reflections of My Life

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‘Reflections of My Life’ was a 1969/1970 hit single for the Scottish band, Marmalade. It was written by their lead guitarist Junior Campbell and singer Dean Ford (credited to his...

REO Speedwagon – Take It on the Run

REO Speedwagon – Take It on the Run

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‘Take It on the Run’ is a song by American rock band REO Speedwagon, off the band's ninth studio album Hi Infidelity (1980). The song was written by lead guitarist...

REO Speedwagon – Take It on the Run

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‘Take It on the Run’ is a song by American rock band REO Speedwagon, off the band's ninth studio album Hi Infidelity (1980). The song was written by lead guitarist...

Queensrÿche – Silent Lucidity

Queensrÿche – Silent Lucidity

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‘Silent Lucidity’ is a power ballad by the band Queensrÿche from the 1990 album Empire. The song, which was composed by lead guitarist Chris DeGarmo, was the biggest hit for...

Queensrÿche – Silent Lucidity

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‘Silent Lucidity’ is a power ballad by the band Queensrÿche from the 1990 album Empire. The song, which was composed by lead guitarist Chris DeGarmo, was the biggest hit for...

Alice Cooper – You and Me

Alice Cooper – You and Me

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‘You and Me’ is a song by Alice Cooper, released in 1977 as the lead single from his album Lace and Whiskey. The song is a soft rock ballad, reaching...

Alice Cooper – You and Me

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‘You and Me’ is a song by Alice Cooper, released in 1977 as the lead single from his album Lace and Whiskey. The song is a soft rock ballad, reaching...