Least used/popular subject for pop songs (soundtrack, U2, American)
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The song is linked to a movie, but it was originally about wheelchair racer Rick Hansen's cross-country effort to encourage interest in spinal chord injuries. (Hence it has the line "a man in motion, all I need is a pair of wheels.")
This song was about a girl who went on a killing spree in her school with a gun. When she was asked why she did it she said "I don't like Mondays". Bob Geldof obviously thought it was a good idea for a song, I guess he was right, it was their biggest hit I think.
The Day American Pie/The Music Died by Don McLean, was written about the plane crash and deaths of Ritchie Valens, Buddy Holly and J.P. Big Bopper Richardson along with the pilot. American Pie was always controversial for the people said to be represented in the song.
Notable references are based on interpretations of the song by Bob Dearborn and Jim Fann.
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