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Songs About Los Angeles: “Welcome to the Jungle” by Guns N’ Roses

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IYRC4H64EFk[/youtube]I don’t remember where I was when I first heard Los Angeles-based Guns N’ Roses’ “Welcome to the Jungle” in 1987.  As a student, I was probably either studying, or, more likely, partying.  Not because I partied more than studied necessarily, but because I couldn’t study to music.

Especially this music.  “Welcome to the Jungle” was a hard-edged kick in the ass not only musically, but lyrically and visually.  Welcome to the Jungle of L.A., after the jump