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Trivia / Whitesnake

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  • Chart Displacement: "Fool for Your Lovin'" is the band's best performing song on the Mainstream Rock charts and one of their four Top 40 songs in the Hot 100 - the others are the way better known "Here I Go Again" and "Is This Love". Also, "Love Ain't No Stranger" barely cracked the US and UK charts.
  • Name's the Same: The first five of these appear in the same album (1987)!
    • The song "Still of the Night" shares its name with a 1982 horror film starring Meryl Streep and Roy Scheider.
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    • Their second most famous song is the soft love ballad (often called a silly love song) "Is This Love". That is also a title of a Survivor (Band) song, as well as a Bob Marley song.
    • They did a song (twice) called "Crying In The Rain"- which is the name of a completely different song by the Everly Brothers, the latter covered by A-Ha.
    • They did a song called "Children Of The Night"- one of the more overused song titles (including those by Richard Marx and Survivor (Band)).
    • Also overused was this title, "Bad Boys"- one of the bands that used the title for a different song was reggae band Inner Circle- and is also the name of a cop movie starring Will Smith.
    • Not from 1987, but from Slide It In- "Standing in the Shadows"- glam/hair metal band Dokken did one.
  • Old Shame: What David Coverdale thought of the earlier bluesy recordings of "Fool For Your Loving", "Here I Go Again" and "Crying In The Rain", in interviews during the band's hair metal days, although he nowadays claims to prefer the earlier versions to their better-known remakes.
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  • Referenced by...: The base form of the Stand of Enrico Pucci, the Big Bad of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Stone Ocean, is named Whitesnake.
  • What Could Have Been: Before Tawny Kitaen was cast, the role of video vixen very nearly went to a pre-supermodeldom Claudia Schiffer.