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On my iPod I have a small collection of 'having my baby' songs. Most of them are pretty schlocky. Having My Baby is the obvious case in point. Another bad one is Eric Clapton's. He was never my favorite lyricist. He actually had several of these songs, but he stopped singing most of them when his toddler fell out of a hi-rise in Manhattan. Billy Joel, whose songs haunt my migraines, once said that happiness is not a good motivator for writing good songs, but probably a lot of other people have also said that, because it seems true. Some exceptions to this I-was happy-so-I-wrote-this-bad-having-my-baby-song rule exist: M.C. Solaar's Baby Love is a masterpiece of any genre; Francis Cabrel's Petite Sirene is sickly sweet, but I can't resist it, and anyway the words are...
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