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The haunting pop song that presaged the Nashville bombing

The haunting pop song that presaged the Nashville bombing

In the tense moments before an RV exploded in downtown Nashville on Christmas morning, it broadcast a warning on a loudspeaker that a bomb was about to blow up and urged people to evacuate. Confusingly, the parked vehicle also broadcast a song -- Petula Clark's 1964 cheerful hit "Downtown," about how the bustle of a city can cure a lonely person's blues. The...

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