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|This Bruce Springsteen song is not a patriotic anthem but a tale of a Vietnam vet whose American citizenship entitles him to nothing but further misery in his blighted hometown.||Born in the U.S.A.||87.1%|
|Whitney Houston's cover of this Dolly Parton song about a departing lover is very popular at weddings despite lines such as ''We both know I'm not what you need.''||I Will Always Love You||70%|
|This Police song is not as romantic as many think, given that it is about a sinister, obsessive stalker.||Every Breath You Take||69.8%|
|This Beatles song is not a call to arms but a statement against the use of violence to bring about change.||Revolution||41.7%|
|This Bruce Springsteen song is not a celebration of great times, but a meditation on how good times very quickly disappear forever.||Glory Days||41.1%|
|This R.E.M. song has been a popular radio dedication for decades, even though anyone who requests it is calling his or her sweetheart ''a simple prop to occupy my time.''||The One I Love||27.9%|
|This frequently covered Percy Sledge song is not a celebration of devotion, but a tale of how devotion has blinded the singer to how his paramour has ''played him for a fool.''||When a Man Loves a Woman||24.2%|
|This John Cougar Mellencamp song is not an ode to the charms of the American heartland, but a portrait of economic inequality that decries upward mobility as a myth.||Pink Houses||24.1%|
|This Iggy Pop song has been used to advertise everything from Caribbean cruises to a Rugrats movie, despite W.S. Burroughs-inspired lyrics about liquor, drugs, and flesh machines.||Lust for Life||22.9%|
|This seemingly optimistic Timbuk3 song became popular at graduations, despite being a caustic tale of a blithe yuppie who helps bring about armageddon in exchange for beer money.||The Future's So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades||10.6%|
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