So The Song Was Really By Grant Hart; Big Fucking Deal

One of our sharp readers e-mailed us, via the "Abuse" mailer, that

"Dianne" was written by Grant Hart, not Bob Mould. Someone claiming

to be Jon W. Smoke jr. (yeah, sure) also writes: Welllll Kiddies, I

tell ya. "Dianne" is very much a Grant Hart song. (Bob and Grant wrote

separately, no Lennon/McCartney deal.) Anyway Grant wrote it, sang it,

etc. It's definitely his baby. It is actually a story about a real

incident of rape/murder that happened in St. Paul years ago.... A sad

song about a sad event. It was always one of the most powerful Husker

Du songs to see live, I'll tell ya that!

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