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Old 10-16-2013, 07:51 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Naomi Bedford - Tales From The Weeping Willow

Good album this, it's a collection of old murder ballads.

Here's a couple of tracks from the album:

The album includes a beautiful rendition of 'Down in the Willow Garden' but I can't find it online.
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Old 11-02-2013, 08:21 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I really liked these two clips, Mr.Charlie, especially the first. Nice and sinister, and it´s a spine-tingling moment when Naomi´s voice enters for the first time.

Her sound made me think of the singer in Big Blood:-

( Here´s a thread that has some MB opinions about the album that track is from:-

Meanwhile, if the topic of murder ballads appeals to you, you may be interested in this guy´s intriguing project:-

Broadside Ballads Songs | Murder Ballads | Paul Slade - Journalist
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