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Don Mclean - 'American Pie' Don Mclean loved to write a tune about the famous and deceased whenever he got the opportunity; the lyric “the. The 10 most vicious songs about real people. Thursday 28th April As Beyoncé releases Lemonade, an entire album/movie project with possibly. Sad pop songs don't have to be based in real tragedy.
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Even Tragedy by the Bee Gees is more craft than confession. But some chart hits speak.
Rebecca Ferguson memorably played the role on screen but did not provide the vocals for her showstopping number. So here we are, Sacha and I holding this girl together who was just very emotional, trying to comfort her. It was written from my mum's point of view; it was choosing loads of specific things and then just finishing it as a song. But the original, by Badfingeris a more reserved affair.
Wrecking Ball by Miley Cyrus.
From Prince's "Annie Christian" to The Killers' "Jenny Was A Friend of Mine," these songs were inspired by real-life killings and crimes.
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Kate Bush read the book, and was moved enough by Peter's account to create the song Cloudbusting. While the song has long since become overshadowed by its video, Wrecking Ball, as a composition, remains a potent summary of the devastated mindset of the person who wrote it.
Within one year of writing it, to the week, it went to No.
She was the secretary of famed songwriter Boudleaux Bryant, to be precise. Watch her in incredible action singing Never Enough next: We went to see one of those huge things that they do in America where they have three rings going on at the same time.