I Just Shot John Lennon

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The Cranberries are an Irish rock band formed in Limerick in 1989. The band consists of vocalist Dolores O'Riordan, guitarist Noel Hogan, bassist Mike Hogan and drummer Fergal Lawler. Although widely associated with alternative rock, the band's sound also incorporates indie pop, post-punk, Irish fo… more »

It was a fearful night of December 8th 
He was returning home from the studio late 
He had perceptively known that it wouldn't be nice 
 Because in 1980, he paid the price 
John Lennon died
With a Smith and Wesson 38 
John Lennon's life was no longer a debate 
He should have stayed at home 
He should have never cared 
The man who took his life declared: 
He said, "I just shot John Lennon, 
I just shot John Lennon" 
What a sad and sorry and sickening sight 
What a sad and sorry and sickening night.


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I Just Shot John Lennon