Morissette's warble still has the power to peel shingles off rooftops. "Guardian" is an oath of fidelity, presumably to a lover, but when she begins yowling the chorus – "I'll be your keeper for life as your guardian" – it sounds like a threat.
Jackie Wilson | 1958
If Jackie Wilson had known how prophetic the lyrics to "Lonely Teardrops" would be, he may have decided to pass on the song altogether. Co-written by Berry Gordy, who would later start the Motown record label, this song became Wilson's first Number One R&B single. But in an odd twist of fate, Wilson was singing this song at a casino in 1975, and right after he sang the lines "My heart is crying," the singer collapsed on stage from a heart attack and fell into a coma, which persisted until he passed away nine years later.