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Front row (left to right): Troy McClure, Scott Christian, Stephanie the Weather Lady, Bleeding Gums Murphy, Mayor Joe Quimby, Krusty the Clown, and Princess Kashmir.
Back row: Sting, Sideshow Mel, Rainier Wolfcastle, Dr. Marvin Monroe, Captain Lance Murdock, the Capital City Goofball, and Unknown.

"We're Sending Our Love Down the Well" was a song produced by Krusty the Clown and Sting as a tribute for "Timmy O'Toole," a little boy who had fallen down a well. The song was just one item in a storm of media circus hoopla that surrounded the event, which was revealed later to have been all an elaborate hoax by Bart Simpson.


The song didn't get off the ground until Sting was available, which wasn't until several days after Krusty contacted him. Sting, and the other celebrities who participated in the song, were more than happy to do whatever they can to help Timmy (the boy in the well).

When Krusty was asked by Kent Brockman in an interview what he planned to do with the royalties, Krusty said that after they paid for promotion, shipping, distribution, and limo rental fees, "Whatever's left, we'll throw down the well." The song became a U.S. #1 hit, staying at the top for a week, until dropping all the way down to #97, when the Timmy O'Toole situation was revealed to be a lie.


Sting and Krusty in the studio


There's a hole in my heart
As deep as a well
For that poor little boy
Who's stuck halfway to Hell.
Sideshow Mel:
Though we can't get him out
We'll do the next best thing.
Rainier Wolfcastle:
We go on TV and sing, sing, siiing!
And we're sending our love down the well!
All the way dooown!
We're sending our love down the well!
Down that well!

Behind the laughter

The song is a parody of "We Are the World" by USA for Africa.