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Song of the day for January 29, 2024

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Today’s song is by the Boomtown Rats, I Don’t Like Mondays was written about a school shooting in 1979.

16-year-old Brenda Spencer killed two people and wounded nine others when she fired from her house across the street onto the entrance of San Diego’s Grover Cleveland Elementary School. Spencer fired the shot’s from a .22-caliber rifle her father had given her for Christmas. When asked why she did it, she answered ‘I don’t like Mondays.’ The Boomtown Rats went on to write and recorded a song based on the event.

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