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Duncan & Brady

Here’s an American murder ballad from the late 20s. It’s been recorded by lots of performers, including Leadbelly, Bob Dylan and Dave Van Ronk.  Here are two interesting versions…  

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Duncan & Brady

Back to our series on murder ballads. Duncan & Brady is also known as Been on the Job Too Long or Twinkle Twinkle Little Star. It’s all about the shooting of a policeman named Brady by a bartender named Duncan. This tune has been quite… Read More