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Roud 9, "The Cruel Mother"A product of the society and moral/political climate it formed in, this 400ish-year-old song weaves a haunting and disturbing tale. While possibly borne of politics long past, this song still has a deep impact when viewed against the social problems of the day. Another song about murder...

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Direct download: Roud_9_-_The_Cruel_Mother.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:18am EST