"Death of a Cheerleader" as written by and John K./temple Wozniak....
She was so pretty, everyone said
The more so the pity, that she was found dead
Now the flag only flies at 50 percent
In the schoolyard she once went

Push em back, Push em back, way back, way back
B-E A-G-G-R-E-S-S-I-V-E

And the death of a cheerleader
Takes me by surprise
How the death of a cheerleader
Can open eyes

Yellow carnations and roses galore
Were sent to the mother and placed by the door
In the spot where her daughter had taken her life
Was a sweet sixteen photo on homecoming night.

Push em back, Push em back, way back, way back
B-E A-G-G-R-E-S-S-I-V-E

And the death of a cheerleader
Takes me by surprise
How the death of a cheerleader
Can open eyes

And its sad that she had to die
To open eyes

Nobody doubted her future was vast
Nobody noticed she grew up so fast
Its a shame that her future's a thing of the past
Tomorrow's the funeral, you know
L-E-T-S G-O


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"Death of a Cheerleader" as written by John K. Wozniak Chris Temple

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    General Commentthis song is beautiful, and holy shit...couldn't get any sadder. a cheerleader committing suicide? I dont know if this is a true story or if its just metaphorical, but it goes to show that you can't always read people as well as you think.
    L Hodgeson July 09, 2005   Link
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    General CommentIt's something that happens.

    When a student in a high school dies during the school year, nearly the entire student population will be affected, even the vast majority who never knew that person. Nearly the whole school attends the funeral and nearly everyone gets really sad about it. I've seen it happen twice at the local high school.

    It's incredible to see almost everyone unite like that but, it is of course, tragic.
    Ayavaronon May 15, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti hate this song. i get it, but i hate it. i hate cheerleaders. i dont wish death upon anyone, but everyone dies. why should anyone care any more if a cheerleader dies than if a taxi driver or bum dies?
    themosquitogodon January 08, 2010   Link

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