Banjo Hangout Logo
Banjo Hangout Logo

Premier Sponsors

Banjo Lovers Online

MP3 Details

Music Archive  |  Playlists

RedDragon's Music  |  Music RedDragon Likes

< View Entire Music Archive

The Cruel Mother

Posted by RedDragon, written by Shirley Collins (music) / traditional (words)


- Play count: 148

Size: 4,853kb, uploaded 2/13/2011 9:49:29 PM
Genre: Folk / Playing Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)

According to Shirley Collins, "this cautionary ballad has everything...A flat, documentary opening, reporting a private act by conscience-torn young girl. Then the confrontation of the young mother by the ghosts of her murdered twin babies, and her damnation." A nice Christmassy tune.

Be the first to comment on “The Cruel Mother”

You must sign into your myHangout account before you can post comments.

Copyright Notice:
You are allowed to post recordings of yourself performing:
- public-domain (non-copyrighted) songs
- original songs written by yourself
- songs written by someone else and licensed through ASCAP, BMI, or SESAC

Anything posted in violation of this notice may be removed by the webmaster without prior notice, and may result in your myHangout account being locked. Read complete copyright policy.

Hangout Network Help

View All Topics  |  View Categories