"Who Wrote Holden Caulfield?" as written by and Billie Joe/pritchard Armstrong....
A thought burst in my head
And I need to tell you
It's news that I for thought
Was it a dream that
Happened long ago?
I think that I just forgot
Well it hasn't been the first time
And it sure does drive me mad

There's a boy who fogs his world and now he's getting lazy
There's no motivation and frustration makes him crazy
He makes a plan to take a stand but always ends up sitting.
Someone help him up or he's gonna end up quitting

I shuffle through my mind
To see if I can find
The words I left behind
Was it just a dream that happened long ago?
Oh well...
Never mind.


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"Who Wrote Holden Caulfield?" as written by Frank E. Billie Joe Armstrong

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    General CommentIn a guitar magazine last year, Billy said "Catcher in the Rye" was his favorite book because he likes how Holden Caulfield was a non-conformist and even thinks of him as kind of a proto-punk. I've always thought the song was about Billy comparing himself to Caulfield, something I think everyone who reads that book does.
    TaoAvatar20on June 18, 2002   Link

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