ABC News: Axl Rose as Voice of a Generation?: "Its lyrics tell of an escapist teen love. I imagine the song's subject, 'Sweet Child,' wearing ripped jeans and several Cyndi Lauper bracelets, our narrator picking her up in the back of the trailer park in his green Impala, and they cruise to Makeout Point."
This is just whacky enough to hit home.
Because, like, wow, that sounds familiar. I had a green 68 Impala.