Today in 1934: the death of Bonnie and Clyde, chronicled in song by Serge Gainsbourg


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Several weeks before they was killed

… on accountin’s o’ they was grammar-challenged.

Edit: I see the post has been corrected to “were killed”.


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The first version I heard of “Bonnie & Clyde” was the Luna cover:


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What’s the idea behind trying the long front page posts lately? Hoping to get more screen time maybe?
I like to go from story to story quickly, but maybe that isn’t so helpful to Boing Boing??


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I can’t say, as I’m just someone posting a link to a song I liked on the BBS. You’d need to ask an editor.


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Ha! Sorry bout that.


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My favorite is Vermillion Lies’ song about Bonnie and Clyde.


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So… wait… so… Clyde’s actual friend wrote the song? But then the actor who played Clyde rewrote it and also recorded it? How can you achieve that level of meta with no internet? Telegraph? I think not.


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