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The Last Word
Like any other Bible School in the Deep South, UF was home for a number of students who weren’t reluctant to express their love of guns and the U.S. Constitution’s Second Amendment. John Lennon little more than collateral damage in a righteous, Christian war.

“Imagine”
John Lennon In The End

December 8, 1980
(((  victim  )))

don wright
john lennon by bob gruen (bobgruen.com)

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GOD GATORS & GUNS
•SHOTS IN THE DARK (ARMED GATORS)
•SMART GUNS (CAMPUS IN ARMS)
•CONVENIENCE (IS IN THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER)
•COOLING OFF (HANDGUN CONTROL)
•POINT BLANK (LETTERS TO THE GUN)

•THE LAST WORD (DECEMBER 8, 1980)

monday
december 1, 1980
vol. 74 no. 48

Grateful Dead

One week after The Grateful Dead played a show at the Florida Gym, John Lennon was shot and killed in New York City.  

“God Is A Bullet”
1989 Concrete Blonde
((( Free )))

 don wright
moving pictures (above) by dave hogerty

Happiness Is a Warm Gun” — A Beatles song, written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, released in 1968 on The White Album. Lennon said he got the idea for the song when reading an article in American Rifleman magazine and explained that the lyrics were a double entendre for guns and his sexual desire for Yoko Ono.

•1970s (BACK IN TIME)
1980 (A MEANINGFUL YEAR)
1981 (THE FUTURE IS MTV)
1982 (NO NUKES, NO DRUGS, NO OIL)

 

“Happiness Is A Warm Gun”
1968 Beatles The White Album
((( truth be told )))

 

“Mr. Saturday Night Special”
1975 Lynyrd Skynyrd
((( Nuthin’ Fancy )))

 

“Opportunity”
1977 Joan Armatrading
((( Show Some Emotion )))

 

“Point Blank”
1980 Bruce Springsteen
((( The River )))

 

“Gun”
1981 Gil Scott-Heron
((( Reflections )))

 

“The A-Bomb Woke Me UP”
1981 Swimming Pool Q’s
((( The Deep End )))

 

“Small Arms Fire”
1989 Steve Stevens
((( Memory Crash )))

 

“War Pigs”
2007 Cake
((( B-Sides )))