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High school shooting song lyric Columbine massacre tragedy Body Count. Gun violence schools.  MICK TERRY
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( High school shootings song lyrics:
Columbine massacre tragedy, gun violence in schools )

BODY COUNT
Copyright 1998 - MickTerry.com

Performed by :
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with Terry Lawrence - guest lead vocals
& Dennis Charnoff - guest lead guitar
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He calmly walked into his school
as he'd done the day before.
A rifle tucked inside his pants
would help him settle scores.
A jilting by a girlfriend there,
an unearned failing grade,
a snide remark by a former friend:
there was so much face to save.
He calmly walked into his school
and calmly he took aim.
Like his Daddy'd taught him: "squeeze, don't pull",
he stalked his helpless game.

    & the BODY COUNT keeps rising
    without limits to the top.
    When will we say we've had enough?
    When will we make it stop?
    & the BODY COUNT keeps rising
    as the epidemic soars.
    Until it hits your own back yard,
    there's always room for more.

He really fit the picture well.
& his face now fills the screen
of every TV 'cross the land
as they show the horrid scene,
of blood and bodies strewn about
as ambulances race
to save a red-soaked victim's life:
yet another deadly chase.
He really fit the picture well
and somebody'd read the signs.
Yes, but no one did just quite enough
to keep him from his crime.

    CHORUS

        There's a plethora of causes
        for every social ill.
        But do we need to make it so damned
        easy for an urge to kill?

He'd been taught all the righteous traits
right along with handling guns.
But it seems somewhere along the way
he forgot an important one.
The one that says, "thou shall not kill",
in no uncertain terms,
to some, it seems, has been replaced
by the right for bearing arms.
Another grisly headline here:
more grist for the tabloid mill.
If the copycats don't shoot you down,
then someone's children will.

    CHORUS

        Out in the high school parking lot,
        as the camera pans away,
        a bumper sticker on a pickup truck
        has the gruesome nerve to say:

[spoken] "Guns don't kill people:   ... children kill people."

    CHORUS

Copyright 1998  MICK TERRY  Silent Tree Music  All rights reserved
[ Reprinted here by permission of the composer-lyricist ]   BMI
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10-21-13
Sparks Middle School, Reno, NV:
2 dead, including shooter.
http://www.cnn.com/2013/10/21/justice/nevada-middle-school-shooting/

12-14-12
Sandy Hook Elementary School, Newtown, CT:
Single gunman kills 27 students & faculty.
http://www.norwichbulletin.com/x2105854394/School-shooting-reported-in-Newtown-Conn#axzz2F3VSn6uf
MotherJones.com:  10 Crazy Gun Laws Introduced Since Newtown  by Gavin Aronsen

1-5-12 - Brownsville, TX
Police shoot & kill 8th grade student w/ pellet gun.
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/45886149/ns/us_news-crime_and_courts/

8-17-11 - Tampa, FL
Expelled student plots to blow up school on 1st day.
http://patdollard.com/2011/08/alleged-bomb-plot-by-student-thwarted-with-video/

8-5-11 - New Orleans, LA
3 teens plot to kill students & teacher 'Day Zero': 1st day of school.
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/44037885/ns/us_news-crime_and_courts/t/teens-held-day-zero-plot-school-massacre/

4-20-11 - Columbine, CO
On eve of 10th anniversary of Columbine massacre tragedy,
adult male started fire & planted bomb in nearby mall.

1-5-11 - Omaha, NB
Cop's son shot 2 school officials

8-23-10 - Claire City, SD
Wanting to 'become the world's most infamous sociopath',
student plots to blow up school, kill enemies & rape women.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1308418/American-high-school-student-planned-blow-school-rape-worlds-infamous-sociopath.html

How many more of these extracurricular activities in our schools?
This song is dedicated to our children.

Extended partial time line of US school shootings:

4-16-07 - Blacksburg,VA: VA Tech: 32 killed, 21 wounded:  national record
1-13-06 - Longwood, FL: SWAT shot student holding realistic pellet gun
11-8-05 - Jackboro, TN: student shot teacher
3-21-05 - Red Lake, MN: 9 killed, 5 wounded:  worst since Columbine
7-7-03 - Oaklyn, NJ: Colombine-like school death plot foiled
3-5+-01 - San Diego, CA: here we go again ... and again ...
12-6-99 - Fort Gibson, OK:
                This song sent to Oprah Winfrey, Rosie O'Donnell, Senate & Congress (for CA) again.
5-20-99 - Conyers, Georgia: This song sent to Oprah Winfrey, Rosie O'Donnell.
4-20-99 - Littleton, CO: Columbine High: 12 students & teacher killed, 26 wounded.
                This song sent to all US Senators & Congressmen, Pres. Clinton, VP Gore, Sarah & Jim Brady.
5-21-98 - Springfield, OR:
                Mick Terry could remain silent no longer:  wrote Body Count immediately after 10pm news.
3-24-98 - Jonesboro, AR: Mick Terry was horrified, but remained silent.
8-1-66 - Austin, TX: 12 killed, 31 wounded from UofTX clock tower.
Comprehensive Time Line of Recent  Worldwide School Shootings

These lyrics used by permission in the following academic projects:
Lauren Pinto -
MA: Western New England College, Social Protest class
Esteban Vargas -
Canada: Montreal, Quebec, college student film
Christina Zimmerman -
IN: Indiana State U., issues paper
Mary Tallmer -
college Emotional Disturbances paper

To other school song lyrics:   EVIL TWIN
IN OUR HANDS NOW
NORTON ANTI-TERRORIST
THAT'S NOT HOW WE DO THINGS
THE COMPUTER ATE MY HOMEWORK
To other gun song lyrics:   I NEED A GUN
DON'T SHOOT ME
HEY, IT'S NOT ME
THE INNOCENT TOY
AS NATURAL AS AN UZI
KINGDOM OF THE GUN
IT'S SHOW TIME, FOLKS!
GO OFF & KILL SOMEONE
RAINING FIRE FROM HEAVEN
EDDIE, GET OFF THE DAMN PHONE
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