It's been more than 25 years since Bob Geldof, Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, performed with his lil punk/new wave band the Boomtown Rats in the United States. And more than 30 since that band's first (and most prominent) American radio entrée, "I Don't Like Mondays," featuring a sadly prescient lyrical storyline about the nation's first high-profile school shooting.
Boomtown Rats 2014
Of course, in the last decades Geldof's been busy feeding the world, becoming a household name less for music than for activism including Live Aid, anti-poverty efforts in Africa and father's rights.
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