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Let’s listen to some murder ballads where the central female character isn’t the one who gets killed…
Author’s Note: The title, as well as this mix in general, is inspired by the comic She Who Bleeds for Your Entertainment. Of course, I doubt that She’d consider songs about female murderers to be any better, but She’s a better person than I am.
01 Henry Lee - Nick Cave ft. PJ Harvey | 02 The Barnyard - Rachel Brooke |03 The Irish Ballad - Tom Lehrer | 04 The Ballad of Sara Berry - 35MM: A Musical Exhibition | 05 Goodbye Earl - Dixie Chicks | 06 Murder Ballad - One Eyed Doll | 07 Jellon Grame - Broadside Electric | 08 Frankie and Johnnie - Sara Levine | 09 Heart on Her Sleeve - Rhubarb Whiskey | 10 The Outlandish Knight - Bellowhead | 11 Old Time Angels - Jim Lauderdale