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The Ballad of T.V. Violence (I’m Not the Only Boy)

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“The Ballad of T.V. Violence (I’m Not the Only Boy)” is a song written by Rick Nielsen and originally released by Cheap Trick on the 1977 album Cheap Trick. The song is about serial killer Richard Speck and was originally called “The Ballad of Richard Speck”. Their label made them change the track to “The Ballad of TV Violence” because they thought “The Ballad of Richard Speck” was too offensive.

The song is 5:15 in length.



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