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Posted By: John on the Sunset Coast
12-Aug-08 - 10:46 AM
Thread Name: What murder ballad is the saddest? [songs]
Subject: RE: What murder ballad is the saddest?
Jayto, right you are. Frizzell had a huge hit (country) with it in 1959. Even the Kingston Trio, Burl Ives and Joan Baez beat Cash in recording the song.

My choice for saddest -- Matty Groves