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INDIO, CA - APRIL 16: Musician Slash of Guns N' Roses performs onstage during day 2 of the 2016 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival Weekend 1 at the Empire Polo Club on April 16, 2016 in Indio, California.

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Guns N’ Roses: “Patience”

The Hook: Recorded in about as long as it took to play it.

Album: G N’ R Lies

Years: 1988

Writer: Izzy Stradlin

Stats: Peaked at number-four on the Billboard Hot 100.

Background: Slash says that patience wasn’t really required when Guns N’ Roses recorded “Patience.”

Slash on recording “Patience” with Guns n’ Roses. OC:…song is. :14

“That’s one of Izzy’s songs. When we went and did that acoustic EP, Lies, we went into the studio and just recorded one day all these acoustic songs and that was one of them. It was live. Took three minutes, or however long the song is.”