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Fred The Saddest Song of All (238* d) RE: The Saddest Song of All 09 Dec 99

Man, I skimmed a long way thru this thread before I found any of the saddest songs I know. "Old Shep" is a Red Foley classic, about a faithful dog the singer nonetheless must kill. Musical melodrama, as he picks up the gun and "aimed it at his curly head/ But I just couldn't do it..." ["so I strangled the f*****r instead."] Seriously, if you want truly suicial songs, you must raid the vaults of mountain music:

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