Then Guns 'n' Roses, Slash with his formidable double lead guitar and Axl Rose running all over the stage, "Knock, knock, knockin' on heaven's door...!"
(I like the theme from Young Guns 2, Blaze of Glory: "I lived life to the fullest, let this boy die like a man...!"
Next was Queen. Freddie Mercury, fully alive and half naked, on the piano, singing the incredible classic Bohemian Rhapsody. During the Italian opera acapella part, they played a recording, with deft kleigh light magic hiding the stage, but they came for a rousing finale
Next was Dire Straits with Money For Nothing featuring Sting: "That's the way you do it: you play the guitar on the MTV...!
(My favorite Dire Straits song is Walk of Life; I remember singing that while swimming in a forgotten beach when I was fifteen and I almost drowned.
Next was guitar god Eric Clapton with the theme from Phenomenon starring John Travolta, Change The World, featuring Babyface: "I will be the sunlight in your universe...!"
(I also like Tears in Heaven, which I first heard in Santa Rosa, Laguna in 1992, where they have the best dinuguan in the galaxy)
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I know the cast's faces though not their names, and they all switch roles in Tina's dream. The gay guy becomes her boyfriend. In a waking scene, he refuses to wear drag for the national finals. "Just because I'm gay," he says, it doesn't mean I want to wear women's clothes!" So Puck puts on a dress. The female teacher tells him: "You're the ugliest woman I've seen!" But one of the female cast says, "I'm strangely turned on!"
I like the Shannon character best, and I love the song she and Puck sing, Mean: "Why do you have to be so mean..." Shannon wants to leave her husband (or boyfriend?). At first, she says, "What's the world worth if we don't give second chances?" But she finally had it. She doesn't hate him, she says. "The worst part is that I love you!" she tells him. "But what does that say about me?"
"No law, no code of conduct," he told Stryker. "Just point me in the right direction and get the hell out of my way!"