Don Was – Rocket – “I Wanna Love You” ROCKET is a great rock ‘n roll band from the Silverlake district of Los Angeles. They’ve toured all over the country but gained national prominence as contestants on the wretched FOX TV show, “The Next Great American Band”. To their credit, they didn’t win! Critics say that “this all-girl group mixes 60’s girl band innocence with 80’s hair metal bravado.” This song reminds me of what The Dead Boys would’ve sounded like if they were girls…. LAUREN ROCKET vocals LAUREN C. ROCKET guitar KELLY ROCKET guitar KRISTEN ROCKET bass ROXIE ROCKET drums PRODUCED BY DON WAS Engineered and Mixed by KRISH SHARMA Assisted by Glenn Pittman at HENSON STUDIO D, HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA VIDEO BY GEMMA CORFIELD/ ALEX CASTINO Visit Rocket at:

Rocket Queen Appetite For Destruction Guns ‘N’ Roses

Copyright 1987 Geffen Taken From Wikipedia “Rocket Queen” is the last song on Appetite for Destruction, the debut album from hard rock band Guns N’ Roses. I wrote this song for this girl who was gonna have a band and she was gonna call it Rocket Queen. She kinda kept me alive for a while. The last part of the song is my message to this person, or anybody else who can get something out of it. It’s like there’s hope and a friendship note at the end of the song. For that song there was also something I tried to work out with various people—a recorded sex act. It was somewhat spontaneous but premeditated; something I wanted to put on the record. —Axl Rose An Interview With The Gunners, Hit Parader – March 1988 A credit in the booklet for Appetite for Destruction reads “Barbi (Rocket Queen) Von Grief”, implying that she was “this girl” Rose mentions in the quote. Slash states that he and Duff McKagan wrote the main riff to “Rocket Queen” when they first got together, before either of them had joined Hollywood Rose or LA Guns. It has also been said that Rose brought a woman, Adriana Smith, to the studio for recording. Steve Thompson, an engineer on the album, said the following in an interview: Axl wanted some pornographic sounds on Rocket Queen, so he brought a girl in and they had sex in the studio. We wound up recording about 30 minutes of sex noises. If you listen to the break on Rocket Queen it’s in there. It was later stated in the music magazine Classic Rock, as well as
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