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The Biggest Killer In American History
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Written by: Greg Graffin
Released in: 1998
BPM: 142
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You have got your stranglers and prowlers in soft shoes,
Furniture makers, carpenters too,
Bombers and commandos, all with some lost cause,
Disgruntled workers, immersed in "veritás".

But stealthily, in the land of the free, it's lurking right there:
Most are unaware of
The biggest killer in American history,
And God shed his grace on thee.

Business institutions, universities,
Both are quite the circus where the killer wants his way.
I think of Edward Teller and his moribund reprise,
Then I look to Nevada and I can't believe my eyes.
It's time for him to die!

Most cannot remember minutia learned in school.
It's not there on the blackboard, it's what they don't tell you.
We have got a problem, it starts and ends right here.
It can be defeated, but you've got to face your fear.

We'll join and unite and steady our sight,
Then we'll put it right 'cause it's time to fight
The biggest killer in American history,
And God shed his grace on thee.

Versions
Version Length Release Catalog ID Country Format Year
Album version
2:14 No Substance Europe 12" 2018
2:14 No Substance United States 12" 2018
2:14 No Substance United States 12" 2018
2:14 No Substance Europe 12" 2013
2:14 No Substance Europe 12" 2013
2:14 No Substance Europe 12" 2013
2:14 No Substance 6997-1 United States 12" 2010
2:14 No Substance 6997-2 Europe CD 2008
2:14 No Substance CPT-2007 South Korea MC 2007
2:14 No Substance ESCA-6949 Japan CD 1998
2:14 No Substance 489570-2 Australia CD 1998
2:14 No Substance United States CD 1998
2:14 No Substance 489570-8 Germany MD 1998
2:14 No Substance 83094-4 United States MC 1998
2:14 No Substance DRA 489570 4 Germany MC 1998
2:14 No Substance United States 12" 1998
2:14 No Substance Germany 12" 1998
2:14 No Substance DRA 489570 2 Germany CD 1998
2:14 No Substance 83094-2 United States CD 1998
2:14 No Substance 83094-2/4 United States CD 1998
2:14 No Substance 83094 United States 12" 1998
2:14 No Substance Spain MC 1998
2:14 No Substance Russia MC 1998
2:14 No Substance Poland MC 1998
2:14 No Substance A 006497 Bulgaria MC 1998
2:14 No Substance Turkey MC 1998
2:14 No Substance 489570-4 Indonesia MC 1998
2:14 No Substance No catalog ID United States MC 1998
2:14 No Substance 489570 2 Argentina CD 1998
2:14 No Substance South Korea CD 1998
2:14 No Substance Canada CD 1998
2:14 No Substance Canada CD 1998
2:14 No Substance Austria CD 1998
2:14 No Substance Russia CD 1998
2:14 No Substance United States CD 1998
2:14 No Substance DRA 489570 9 Germany CD 1998
2:14 No Substance 83094-2 Israel CD 1998
2:14 No Substance 758.443/2-489570 Brazil CD 1998
Not specified
2:14 The New America ZK07115 Russia CD 2000
Sony Rock 'N Promo Brazil CD 1999
2.14 CMJ New Music Monthly CD Vol 58 United States CD 1998
Guitars Guitars Guitars United States CD 1998
2:14 The Biggest Killer In American History PRCD 8650 United States CD 1998
2:14 The Biggest Killer In American History PRCD 8519 United States CD 1998
2:14 No Substance 83094-2P United States CD 1998
2:14 No Substance SAMPCD 4959 Germany CD 1998
2:14 No Substance tbd United States CD 1998
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