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Question of the Day: Lock & Key

Pont des Arts

photo: Disdero


Yesterday authorities in Paris began removing thousands of locks weighing an estimated 45 tons from the Pont des Arts. The locks, meant to symbolize couples' eternal love, were endangering the structural safety of the bridge. The symbolism of locks and keys has long been used in verse. What are your favorite examples of that in song? Share them below and we'll spin a set.

Here's what we played after 9am:

Billie Holiday "I'm Gonna Lock My Heart (And Throw Away the Key)"

Melanie "Brand New Key"

Uncle Tupelo "Give Back the Key to My Heart"

Lucinda Williams "Changed the Locks"