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SmokinBill folksongs about death (41) RE: looking for folksongs about death 23 Apr 04

There's an old blues song called "Death Come Creepin'" (also known as "Run, Sinner, Run" if I'm not mistaken) than Mance Lipscomb and others used to do.

There's the classic Appalachian spiritual "O, Death."

Don't forget "St. James Infirmary" (aka "Those Gambler's Blues") or "Gravedigger Blues."

e-mail me at if you want complete lyrics or bibliographical references.

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