“Rock Me” is a single released by the Americanglam metal band Great White in 1987. It was a breakout hit for the band, and still receives significant airplay on classic rock radio. The original version clocked in at over 7 minutes, with the radio and video versions being trimmed down to between 3 and 5 minutes. Many of the lyrics to the edited versions are different from the original, though the music track remains the same.
Tears in Heaven” is a song by Eric Clapton and Will Jennings from the soundtrack to the film Rush. The song was written about the pain and loss Clapton felt following the death of his son, Conor. Conor fell from a window of the 53rd-floor New York apartment belonging to his mother’s friend on March 20, 1991. Clapton arrived at the apartment shortly after the accident, and was distraught over his son’s death. “Tears in Heaven” is one of Clapton’s most successful songs, as it reached number two on theBillboard Hot 100 singles chart in the U.S. The song also stayed three weeks as #1 on the American adult contemporary chart in 1992.