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I saw her standin' on her front lawn just twirlin'
her baton Me and her went for a ride sir and ten
innocent people died

From the town of Lincoln Nebraska with a sawed off
.410 on my lap Through to the badlands of Wyoming
I killed everything in...


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    Dec 9th, 2013 12:38pm report

    feel like throughout this song, bruce wants us to experience this horrobile ordeal in our thoughts only, so that we don't act upon our impulses in anger to destroy life in real life.


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    Mar 24th, 2012 3:04pm report

    Nebraska is a first person narrative written from the perspective of Charles Starkweather. In 1959, Starkweather killed the parents of his 14 year old girlfriend, Carol Fugate in Lincoln, Nebraska. He and Fugate then went on a killing spree through Nebraska though Wyoming, leaving 10 people dead.

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