80s Song of the Day: Sweet Child O’ Mine by Guns N’ Roses

She’s got eyes of the bluest skies
As if they thought of rain
I’d hate to look into those eyes
And see an ounce of pain

sweet child o mine

Sweet Child O’ Mine by Guns N’ Roses was released in the United States on August 17, 1988, with a live version of It’s So Easy as the B side. It was the third single from the band’s debut album Appetite for Destruction.

The song was the band’s first and only No. 1 single in the United States. It was released in the United Kingdom in 1989 and reached No. 6 on the UK Singles Chart.

Watch the music video for the song.

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