8. Red Hot Chili Peppers- Under The Bridge
Scoring heroin is always a messy business and when Anthony Kiedis from the Chili Peppers was at his first height of fame he would go on long solo drives around LA buying the stuff in the least salubrious locations as he detailed in grimy detail in his autobiography and in this song…

Under the bridge downtown
Is where I drew some blood
Under the bridge 
I could not get enough

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