It's Mini Moose's week. Here are her seven picks for November.
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Eye of the Tiger is from Survivor’s third album, Eye of the Tiger (1982). The song was used as the theme for the movie, Rocky III after Queen denied Sylvester Stallone the rights to Another One Bites the Dust. Eye of the Tiger was originally intended for the 1984 movie, The Karate Kid.
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I Won't Back Down is from Tom Petty's album, Full Moon Fever (1989). Co-written by Jeff Lynne, George Harrison played guitar for the recording session. In 2015, Petty and Lynne got co-writing credit for Sam Smith's Stay With Me for its likeness to their song.
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Draggin' the Line was the first and biggest hit for Tommy James after Tommy James and the Shondells broke up. Released in 1971 from the album Christian of the World, the song was thought to be about cocaine use, but James claims it's just about working every day.
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Bang Bang is by Jessie J, Ariana Grande, and Nicki Minaj. It was released in 2014 from the albums Sweet Talker and My Everything. The song debuted at No. 6 on Billboard Hot 100, eventually climbing to No. 3. It was nominated for a Grammy and has been used in several movies and TV commercials.
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Released in 1975, Rhinestone Cowboy was recorded by Glen Campbell and released on the album of the same name. It hit the top spot on both the Hot Country and Hot 100 charts. After Campbell's death, it resurfaced on the digital charts making it Campbell's signature song.
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Written by David Gray, Babylon was released in 1999 as the second single from Gray’s fourth album, White Ladder. The single hit No. 57 on Billboard Hot 100, No. 1 on Adult Alternative, and No. 8 on Top 40. There’s a remix version, Babylon II, exclusively on the US release of the album.