"Welcome to the Jungle," by Guns N' Roses, is a kick-ass American rock-and-roll masterpiece

If the opening chords of "Welcome to the Jungle" don't trigger some sort of Pavlovian reaction, one in which you suddenly have the urge to shotgun a beer and do a little shimmy from side to side, then you probably don't know where you are right now. Relax. Don't panic. You're in the jungle, baby.

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