07/10/1989 at 01:00 AM EDT
>OH, DADDY In a semiamiable put-down of the music business, a little girl sings, "Oh, Daddy, when you gonna be a big star?" and Adrian Belew replies confidently. "I got a suit and a pink guitar." The cutie asking the questions is Belew's daughter, Audie, 11.
GOD IS A BULLET The L.A. band Concrete Blonde provides a rock and roll kick plus a message with a tune about gun obsession, performed against a montage of dramatized violence and tragedy.
CATHY'S CLOWN Looking like a dance-hall gal in an old Western, Reba McEntire transforms the Everlys' tune into a frontier lament. Yup, that's Bruce Boxleitner as the twitter-pated cowpoke Reba is singing about.