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Susan of DT murder songs (21) RE: murder songs 02 May 13


A search for the keyword of "murder" in the digital tradition gets this list of 318 songs. Frankie and Johnie and the various Child #68 come to mind for women murdering their male lovers.

A PLEA FOR ORDER
ADAM GORMAN
ALAN BANE
ALICE B.
ALICE MITCHELL AND FREDDY WARD
ANDREW ROSS (ANDREW ROSE)
AROUND THE CORNER
ASHLAND TRAGEDY (III)
BABYLON, OR THE BONNIE BANKS O' FORDIE
BAMBOO BRIER
BANKS OF GREEN WILLOW
BANKS OF THE OHIO
BANKS OF THE ROSES (2)
BANKS OF THE ROSES (3)
BATSON
BENJAMIN DEAN
BILL MARTIN AND ELLA SPEED
BILL NORRIE
BILLY LYONS AND STACK O'LEE
BILLY TAYLOR
BINNORIE
BINNORIE (TWO SISTERS)
BIRMINGHAM SUNDAY
BLACK HAIRED LASS
BLACKJACK COUNTY CHAIN
BLOODY GARDENER
BLUEBEARD
BO LAMKIN
BOLD MANNING
BOLD POACHERS
BONNIE, BONNIE BANKS OF THE VIRGIO (Cruel Brother)
BONNY BIRDIE
BONNY FARDAY
BORDER WIDOW'S LAMENT
BOTTOMLESS WELL
BRUTON TOWN
BUFFALO SKINNERS
CAPTAIN GLENN
CAPTAIN GLENN
CHARLES GUITEAU
CHYLDE OWLET
CLERK SANDERS
CLERK SAUNDERS
COCAINE BLUES 2
COLD RAIN & SNOW
CRAZY MAN MICHAEL
CRUEL BROTHER
CRUEL MOTHER
DANIEL MONROE
DEATH OF A SALESMAN
DEATH OF EMMA HARTSELL
DELIA (2)
DELIA (4)
DELIA'S GONE
DEVIL WINSTON
DIXON AND JOHNSON
DOWIE DENS OF YARROW
DOWN IN A WILLOW GARDEN
DRAGGING THE RIVER
DUNCAN AND BRADY
DUNCAN AND BRADY (2)
DUPREE
DUPREE (2)
EARL BOTHWELL
EDGAR AND ELLEN
EDWARD
EDWARD BALLAD
EDWARD IN THE LOWLANDS
EGGS AND MARROWBONES 4
EL PASO
ELECTRIC CHAIR BLUES
EVERY MAN
EWING BROOKS
FAIR ANNIE AND SWEET WILLIE H
FAIR FANNY MOORE
FAIR FANNY MOORE (2)
FAIR FLORILLA
FAIR WILLIAM AND LADY MAISRY
FALL RIVER HOEDOWN (Lizzie Borden)
FALSE LADY
FALSE LAMKIN
FALSE SIR JOHN
FALSE SIR JOHN 2
FAMOUS FLOWER OF SERVING MEN
FARMER MICHAEL HAYES
FATAL FLOWER GARDEN
FLORA AND DONALD, OR, THE MASSACRE OF GLENCOE
FLORA THE LILY OF THE WEST
FLOYD FRAZIER
FOUR MARY'S
FOUR RODE BY
FRANKIE AND ALBERT
FRANKIE AND ALBERT
FRANKIE AND JOHNNY
FRANKIE AND JOHNNY (4)
FRANKIE SILVERS
FULLER AND WARREN
GAMBLING ON THE SABBATH DAY
GLENCOE
GOINS
HANGED I SHALL BE
HOLLOW GROUND
I HAD A WIFE
I'LL HOLD YOUR HAND IN MINE
IN SEAPORT TOWN
IT RAINED A MIST
J.B. MARCUM
JAMES MACDONALD
JEALOUS BROTHERS
JEALOUSY
JELLON GRAEME
JESSE JAMES (3)
JESSE JAMES (I WONDER WHERE MY POOR OLD JESSE'S GONE)
JIMMY AND NANCY
JOHN FUNSTON
JOHN HARDY
JOHNNY ARMSTRONG
JOHNNY ARMSTRONG (2)
JOLLY SOLDIER
KILLING JAR
LADY DAISY AND THE KITCHEN BOY
LADY DAYSES
LADY DIAMOND
LADY DYSIE 2
LADY DYSIE AND THE KITCHIE BOY
LADY DYSMAL AND THE KITCHEN BOY
LADY ISOBEL
LADY ISOBEL AND THE ELF KNIGHT
LAIRD OF WARISTON
LAMKIN
Lamkin
LEAVING HOME
LITTLE BLOSSOM
LITTLE SADIE
LITTLE SIR HUGH
LITTLE SIR WILLIAM
LONG BLACK VEIL
LONG LANKIN
LONNIGAN'S WIDOW
LORD BANNER
LORD MAXWELL'S LAST GOODNIGHT
LORD RANDAL
LORD RANDALL (2)
LORD RANDALL (3)
LORD THOMAS
LORD THOMAS AND FAIR ANNET G
LORD THOMAS AND FAIR ELENDER or THE BROWN GIRL
LORD THOMAS AND FAIR ELLENDER (3)
LORD THOMAS AND LADY MARGARET
LOVELY JAMIE
LOVELY WILLIE
LUDLOW MASSACRE
LULA VIERS
MAGGIE WAS A LADY (Frankie & Johnny variant)
MARIAN PARKER 1
MARROW BONES
MARY FAGAN
MARY HAMILTON
MARY HAMILTON (2)
MARY HAMILTON (5)
MARY MILD
MASTERTONE MURDER, or, An Address to All Concerning Death by Banjo
MATHY GROVE
MATTIE GROVES
MCAFEE'S CONFESSION
MCKINLEY'S RAG
ME AND MY UNCLE
MEEKS FAMILY MURDER
MEEKS MURDER 3
MEG DRUMMOND
MILL O' TIFTY'S ANNIE
MISS OTIS REGRETS
MOLLY BAWN
MOLLY BAWN (POLLY VAUGHN 2)
MONONGAHELA SAL
MOUNTAIN MEADOWS MASSACRE
MOUNTAIN MEADOWS MASSACRE (2)
MURDER OF F.C.BENWELL (BERWILL)
MURDER OF MARIA MARTIN
MURDER OF SARAH VAIL
MURDERED BY A BROTHER
NAOMI WISE
NAT GOODWIN
OLD JUDGE DUFFY
OLD ROBIN OF PORTINGALE
OMIE WISE
OMIE WISE (2)
ON THE BANKS OF THE OLD PEDEE
ONCE A JOLLY PASTOR
OOR HAMLET
OUR HOUSE (ALWAYS WELCOME ...)
OUTLANDISH KNIGHT
OXFORD CITY
OXFORD TRAGEDY
PAT O'BRIEN
PAVANNE
PEARL BRYAN
PEARL BRYAN (3)
PETER AND I
PETER CLARKE
POLLY VAUGHN (3)
POLLY WILLIAMS
POOR ELLEN SMITH
POOR ELLEN SMITH (2)
POOR ELLEN SMITH (3)
POOR MURDERED WOMAN
PRETTY POLLY
PRETTY POLLY (2)
PRINCE ROBERT
PROUD GIRL (YOUNG HUNTING)
PUT IT IN A COOL DRY PLACE
RAIN AND SNOW
ROBIN HOOD'S DEATH (2)
ROLLING OF THE STONES
ROLLING OF THE STONES (2)
ROWAN COUNTY CREW
SAM HALL (5)
SAMUEL SMALL (SAM HALL)
SHEATH AND KNIFE
SHEATH AND KNIFE 2
SIDNEY ALLEN
SILVERY TIDE
SIR HUGH, OR THE JEW'S DAUGHTER
SIR JAMES THE ROSE (Steeleye Version)
SIX DUKES WENT A-FISHING
STAG O'LEE (6)
STAGALEE 3
STAGGER LEE (4)
STAGOLEE
STAGOLEE 2
STANDING STONES
STENKA RAZIN
STEP IT OUT, NANCY
STOKES'S VERDICT
STONE COLD DEAD IN THE MARKET
SUNCOOK TOWN TRAGEDY
SWEENEY TODD THE BARBER
THE ARSENIC TRAGEDY
THE ASHLAND TRAGEDY
THE ASHLAND TRAGEDY (II)
THE AULD MAN AND THE CHURNSTAFF
THE BALLAD OF FRANKIE SILVER
THE BALLAD OF GRACE BROWN AND CHESTER GILLETTE
THE BALLAD OF TIM EVANS
THE BALLAD OF WILLIAM BLOAT
THE BANKS OF THE ROSES (4)
THE BONNY EARL OF MURRAY (2)
THE BRAMBLE BRIAR
THE BROOKFIELD MURDER
THE BUFFALO SKINNERS
THE CONSTANT FARMER'S SON
THE CONSTANT FARMER'S SON (5)
THE CRUEL MILLER
THE CRUEL MOTHER
THE CRUEL MOTHER (4)
THE CRUEL MOTHER 2
THE CRUEL SHIP'S CAPTAIN
THE CRUEL SHIP'S CARPENTER
THE CRUEL SISTER
THE DOWIE DENS o' YARROW
THE EXECUTION OF FREDERICK BAKER
THE GHOST SONG
THE HEIDLESS CROSS
THE IRISH BALLAD (RICKETY TICKETY TIN)
THE JEALOUS BROTHERS (6)
THE JEALOUS LOVER
THE JEALOUS LOVER 2
THE KING O' SPAIN'S DAUGHTER
THE KNOXVILLE GIRL
THE LADY AND THE FARMER'S SON
THE LAST NIGHT OF NOVEMBER
THE LAWSON MURDER
THE LONELY WILLOW TREE
THE LONESOME DEATH OF HATTIE CARROLL
THE LORD OF SCOTLAND
THE MAID OF CABRA WEST
THE MURDER OF COLONEL SHARP
THE NEW YORK TRADER
THE NOEL GIRL
THE OLD SHAWNEE
THE PEDDLER AND HIS WIFE
THE RICH OLD LADY
THE SCOTTISH SONG
THE SHAPE OF MY LOVE
THE SHIP'S CARPENTER
THE SLAUGHTER OF THE LAIRD OF MELLERSTAIN
THE SWAN SWIMS BONNIE (Two Sisters)
THE TWA SISTERS
THE TWO BROTHERS
THE TWO BROTHERS 3
THE TWO BROTHERS 4
THE TWO SISTERS (7)
THE TWO SISTERS (9)
THE WESTERN RAILWAY (or GREEN THE GANGER)
THE WIND AND RAIN (Two Sisters)
TOM DOOLEY
TOO MANY MARTYRS
TRUE BALLAD OF JESSE JAMES
TWO BUTCHERS
TWO SISTERS (12)
TWO SISTERS (13)
TWO SISTERS (Bonnie Broom)
WANDERING COWBOY
WHITE HOUSE BLUES
WHITE HOUSE BLUES (3)
WILD BILL JONES
WILD BILL JONES (2)
WILLIAM GLEN
WILLIAM GRISMOND
WILLIE WARFIELD
WIND THAT SHAKES THE CORN
WORKHOUSE BOY
YOUNG ALANTHIA
YOUNG HUNTING
YOUNG HUNTING
YOUNG HUNTING 2
YOUNG JOHNSTONE
YOUNG REDIN


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