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Posted By: GUEST,Volgadon
12-Aug-08 - 12:23 PM
Thread Name: What murder ballad is the saddest? [songs]
Subject: RE: What murder ballad is the saddest?
"The whole self gratification and worshipping of money is normally absent in folk songs lol. At least the ones I have heard lol."

Greensleeves?

Anyway, back to murder ballads. I can't make up my mind which is the saddest, but here are some very moving ones.

The Red Barn Murder, seeing as that actually happened.
Poor Murdered Women.
Wicked Gardner, a mother tricks her son's girlfriend into a garden at night where she runs into a psycopath.