Murder Ballads

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Murder Ballads

Postby Steven » Wed Jun 08, 2011 8:00 pm


Inspired by a song linked to in a thread started by lightning, viewtopic.php?f=15&t=26987, thought a murder ballads thread could be fun.

Here's "Knoxville Girl" performed by the Louvin Brothers:
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Re: Murder Ballads

Postby Goldin » Wed Jun 08, 2011 8:10 pm


Some time ago I've run into this list. Hope it will be useful for devotees of the genre!

A collection of folk murder ballads in modern renditions

And there is a similar list of other traditional songs in modern renditions.

Roman aka Hermitage Prisoner

The Arcadian dream has all fallen through
But the Albion sails on course

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