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Tell me why... by Little-rolling-bean Tell me why... by Little-rolling-bean
Here is the song: www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Kobdb… is a really good song, you should check it out. 

This song is about a school shooting (Cleveland Elementary School in San Diego) that happened in 1979, 16 year old Brenda Ann Spencer killed two men, one was the principal and wounded 8 students and a police officer from her home across the road. Her reason? "I don't like Mondays". 

She made comments like "It was for no reason, just for fun. Like shooting ducks in a pond" and "The children looked like a heard of cows standing around, it was easy pickings" Animalaboos must love her 

She pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 25 years in prison. She also claims she was intoxicated at the time and was allegedly abused by her father. 

The band The Boomtown Rats made a song about it on the same year, and surprisingly it was a hit. It was the bands second number one single. 


Making a song about a shooting is kinda.. Offensive, but hey, it is a good song. One of my favourites. If it were to happen in this day and age it would cause a huge controversy.

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:iconclassickazooie:
ClassicKazooie Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2014  Student Artist
Who really likes Mondays anyway?
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:iconbeginneratart:
Beginneratart Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Yes, Mondays are HORRIBLE.
(Bu for some reason I hate Tuesdays even more XD)
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:iconlittle-rolling-bean:
Little-rolling-bean Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
LOl
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RekaTheAmazingTaco Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2014
to quote some random person i forget
paraphrasing aswell, don't remember it entirely

"let's just get rid of monday, then tuesday, etc. then we'll just have one big weekend :dummy:"
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:iconlittle-rolling-bean:
Little-rolling-bean Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
YAY!
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:iconcas20:
cas20 Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2013   Writer
I know about Brenda Ann Spencer, on a episode of Deadly Women.
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:iconlittle-rolling-bean:
Little-rolling-bean Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I don't watch that :/ did they play this song in it?
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:iconcas20:
cas20 Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2013   Writer
No, it was a show on the Investigation Discovery channel.
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:iconlittle-rolling-bean:
Little-rolling-bean Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I should watch that!
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:iconcas20:
cas20 Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2013   Writer
It's about women who kill.
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