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The latest song-place added is Bat Out Of Hell - Meat Loaf | Place: Universal Studios, CaliforniaThroughout the history of rock & roll there have been duos not only worth mentioning, but worth elevating to the status of legendary. Some are singers and guitarists, others are lyricists and composers, while even more are simply songwriting teams. Rarely, though, has there been a more prolific and dramatic pairing than the composer and singer partnership between Jim Steinman and Meat Loaf (aka Marvin Lee Aday).

Meat Loaf and Steinman met and began collaborating on their first masterpiece,... [read more]

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