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State to decide on Roadrunner by Jonathan Richman as state rock song

The US State of Massachusetts is to decide on making Jonathan Richman's classic song, Roadrunner, the official rock song of the state.

The motion was tabled on Valentine's Day, appropriately as Richman's band is called The Modern Lovers.

The initiative came from local resident Joyce Linehan, former manager of the group, The Lemonheads, who made a facebook post saying, "I am putting together language to submit to petition the state legislature via Rep. Marty Walsh to m...

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