16 Song: I Don’t Like Mondays

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‘I Don’t Like Mondays’ by The Boomtown Rats is a song which has a much darker inspiration than just start of the week moodiness… In this episode of Heard This? We look at the true crime case that inspired the song: The 1979 Grover Cleveland Elementary School shooting, carried out by 16 year old Brenda Spencer. 
 
Music: Sly – Bryant Lowry 
Episode Sources: 
https://deadlywomen.fandom.com/wiki/Brenda_Spencer
https://groovyhistory.com/boomtown-rats-I-dont-like-mondays-shooting-lyrics-meaning/6
https://faroutmagazine.co.uk/the-boomtown-rats-i-dont-like-mondays-dark-backstory/
https://ultimateclassicrock.com/boomtown-rats-i-dont-like-mondays/
https://www.thevintagenews.com/2021/08/25/the-dark-story-behind-bob-geldofs-hit-i-dont-like-mondays/?chrome=1

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