The Buoys: Timothy

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Timothy is a song written by Rupert Holmes and recorded by the Buoys in 1971, presenting the unnerving story of three men trapped in a collapsed mine, two of whom apparently resort to cannibalism against the third. (the titular character Timothy).

Despite the song being banned outright by many U.S radio stations due to its subject matter, it still managed to reach 17 on the Billboard Hot 100, making the Buoys one of the most unlikely one-hit wonders in American music history

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