6 classic rock songs you didn’t know were about black women

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“Boys of Summer” by Don Henley

Arguably the Eagles drummer’s biggest solo hit, Henley’s classic 80s tune is ostensibly about growing older and the nostalgia of childhood, but a blatant reference during the song’s hook makes it clear that he’s singing to (and about) a woman of color.


Notable lyric: “I can see you/Your brown skin shining in the sun/You got your hair combed back/And your sunglasses on, baby…”

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