I Was Born the Day the Music Died

from Skorch Turth by The Wild Stares

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written by Steve Gregoropoulos (Temple Bells, BMI administered by BMG)
© 1987 all rights reserved

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I WAS BORN THE DAY THE MUSIC DIED
It used to be that everybody had an are to grind but then it sang back hard to the masters got decapitated And we were left with fragments or just small milated to adless wonders/calling out their o Card eroties/that they are the backbone of some extinct get great sea mamitrying to keep the Joe bld beast alive/except that I was bere the dar the music diet/The air swirls 'round witt dring rath and shoots like sparks or rockets/serding ars of delight igeoning ry path they see/crawling out of factores,hes/gas sig and immer trans that Futter in the darkness/ti 're ugly as you feel and there's nothing to compare is to but stupid useless pride/oncept that I was born the day the basic ded/50 letre rasa glass to the 5 s/and all the twisted shards of car and replate/that left our bonnie vad vision/Ting er steve/74's Jestike paybe. sancon Jace the rsp of fate with cyanide/except that I was bore the day the music died,

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from Skorch Turth, released January 20, 2023
Steve Gregoropoulos - Vocal, Guitar,Drum Programming
Justin Burrill - Guitar, Vocal
Fran Miller - Bass, Vocal

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The Wild Stares Los Angeles, California

“Inscrutable, dense, manic, bizarre, intense, aloof, schizophrenic,” once wrote Option Magazine.
The Wild Stares, formed in Boston, in 1979 by Justin Burrill and Steve Gregororpoulos, joined by Fran Miller Campbell toured Europe and the U.S. several times, releasing many recordings along the way and relocated to L.A in 1988 adding drummer Kyle C. Kyle before morphing into W.A.C.O. in 1993. ... more

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