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Someday All the Adults Will Die!

Pat Blashill, 'Texas is the Reason' (Bazillion Points), February 2020

THE MISFITS had never been to Texas. They were just four lunkheads from Lodi, New Jersey, who had heard about punk. They had black leather jackets, and they were obsessed with the Ramones and bad monster movies. But in 1978, they recorded 'Bullet', a pornographic punk rock classic driven by the lyric, "Texas is the reason/ That the President's dead." Why?

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