Explaining song lyrics you never understood

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Brian explains the meanings of obscure references in classic songs, including  “You’re So Vain” by Carly Simon, “The Joker” by The Steve Miller Band, “Down Under” by Men At Work, “Surfin’ USA” by The Beach Boys, “Jailhouse Rock” by Elvis Presley, “Hotel California” by The Eagles, and “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen. He also probes his producer Cody Gough about his love for video game music.

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Carly Simon (Bob Chamberlin / Los Angeles Times)

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