Written by: "Catcher In The Rye" was written by Axl Rose and Paul Tobias in or before 2000.
Catcher In The Rye Songfacts says: The title refers to J.D. Salinger's novel of adolescence Catcher in The Rye. Rose appears to be questioning in this song why angst-ridden youths, such as Mark Chapman, the murderer of John Lennon, appear to be motivated by the book's anti-hero Holden Caulfield.
Additional information: Brain said he worked on the song. This song is… read more