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Thread #53719   Message #828695
Posted By: Margaret V
17-Nov-02 - 08:51 PM
Thread Name: Body-Snatching Songs
Subject: RE: Body-Snatching Songs
Richard Thompson references Burke and Hare in his song "Long Dead Love" which is on his 1986 album "Daring Adventures." But they're just used as a metaphor for dredging up dead love affairs, the song isn't really about grave-robbing.