Playlist

Best Murder Ballads

Esquire Magazine
Music writer Andy Langer picks new songs to listen to each week. <a href="http://www.esquire.com/">Learn more</a>.
Song Artist Album
Down In The Willow Garden
The Chieftains , Bon Iver · Voice of Ages
The Chieftains, Bon Iver Voice of Ages 4:16
Where Did You Sleep Last Night
Nirvana · MTV Unplugged In New York
Nirvana MTV Unplugged In New York 5:08
Me and Billy the Kid
Joe Ely · Live at Antone's
Joe Ely Live at Antone's 4:12
Shankill Butchers
The Decemberists · The Crane Wife
The Decemberists The Crane Wife 4:40
Delia's Gone
Johnny Cash · American Recordings
Johnny Cash American Recordings 2:18
Country Death Song
Violent Femmes · Hallowed Ground
Violent Femmes Hallowed Ground 5:02
Westfall
Okkervil River · Don't Fall In Love With Everyone You See
Okkervil River Don't Fall In Love With Everyone You See 5:55
Nebraska
Bruce Springsteen · The Essential Bruce Springsteen
Bruce Springsteen The Essential Bruce Springsteen 4:27
Wrong 'Em Boyo
The Clash · London Calling
The Clash London Calling 3:11
Where The Wild Roses Grow (feat. Kylie Minogue) [2011 - Remaster]
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds · Murder Ballads - 2011 - Remaster
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Murder Ballads - 2011 - Remaster 3:57
The Irish Ballad
Tom Lehrer · In Concert
Tom Lehrer In Concert 5:14