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Can you name the song titles by the quotes about them?

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 ''Let's be honest. That song is about me.'' - Warren Beatty
 ''I really have to connect with the feelings that were there when I wrote them. They're kind of gone and I really don't want them to come back, particularly.'' - Eric Clapton (on why he stopped playing the song)
 ''It's not one of my best. I mean I've got about 300 songs that I think are better.'' - Van Morrison
 ''The actual name, I'm not sure where it came from...I think it's Keith's daughter's name.'' - Mick Jagger
 ''When I wrote (title), the point of the song wasn't so much anti-Catholic as pro-lust.'' - Billy Joel
 ''As you can imagine, over the years I have been asked many times to discuss and explain (title). I have never discussed the lyrics, but have admitted to the Holly reference in the opening stanzas.'' - Don McLean
 ''F*** the revolution! They don't talk about the glory of killing for the revolution. What's the glory of taking a man from his bed and gunning him down in front of his wife and his children?'' - Bono (elaborating on the song in concert)
 ''(title) was actually white. If he'd been black I never would have met him. The prison (in New Orleans) was segregated.'' - Jerry Jeff Walker (refuting misconceptions about the dancer who inspired the song)
 ''Julie Nixon was hanging around with David Eisenhower, and you just had the feeling that none of these people were going to be involved with the war… But to some of us who were watching closely, we just knew we were headed for trouble.'' - John Fogerty
 ''I just happened to be out with him. We were out with the flamenco troupe and we were drunk in a bar. It seemed like we couldn't even manage to talk to girls - we were just thinking if we were rock stars it would be easier.'' - Adam Duritz
 ''Personally, I don't know if Gerry Rafferty necessarily appreciated the connotations that I brought to (title).'' - Quentin Tarantino
 ''I don't know man. All I did was play it. I'm American so I played it.'' - Jimi Hendrix (to Dick Cavett)
 ''He was listening to these stories of all these guys, the 'Dear John' stories, that were standing in line waiting their turn in the rain, these green rain jackets over their heads, waiting for their three-minute phone call.'' - Ingrid Croce
 ''I threw back the curtains and saw these beautiful green mountains in the distance. Then, I looked down and there was a parking lot as far as the eye could see, and it broke my heart.'' - Joni Mitchell
 ''Stairway to Heaven is a nice pleasant, well-meaning naive little song, very English. It's not the definitive Led Zeppelin song. (title) is.'' - Robert Plant
 ''I didn't write it with James or anybody really specifically in mind. But when James heard it he really liked it and wanted to record it.'' - Carole King
 ''Mentioning Kaufman in the same breath as Moses and Isaac Newton, Stipe makes a game of human endeavor, insisting that it all ends in dust.'' - Ann Powers
 ''(title) had been the most misinterpreted song that we'd ever written. The story was about a guy that went back to a small town in Texas, returning from the Vietnam War.'' - Bernie Taupin

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