Behind The Song

How John Lennon’s death inspired Red Rider’s “Lunatic Fringe”

“Lunatic Fringe” by Red Rider is perfectly spooky-sounding for Halloween season, but the song is actually about something much scarier than ghosts and goblins. Find out more about how songwriter Tom Cochrane found the courage to write the lyrics after the untimely death of John Lennon in this episode of Behind The Song. Watch the video episode on the Behind The Song Youtube channel:

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