Behind The Song

Behind The Song: Guns N’ Roses “Sweet Child O’ Mine”

In episode 71 of the Behind The Song podcast, Janda dives into the history and lyrics of “Sweet Child O’ Mine” by the band once called the most dangerous in rock, Guns ‘N Roses. The song, written by Axl Rose for his then-girlfriend, was a departure from the rest of the material on the band’s multi-platinum 1987 debut album, and is a key factor into how the band made it successfully from LA’s rock scene to the mainstream. Listen to Behind The Song where ever you get your podcasts, and subscribe to the Youtube channel at You can also follow @behindthesongpodcast on TikTok.

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