Poll: Best Murder Ballad Ever?

A random comment thread on a recent Facebook status of mine brought up the topic of murder ballads. Popular music has a long and storied tradition of songs about murder, which raises the question: What is the best murder song of all time? Here are a few for your consideration:

Tom Dooley

Knoxville Girl

Frankie & Johnny

Banks of the Ohio

Cocaine Blues

I Hung My Head

Maxwell’s Silver Hammer

Bohemian Rhapsody

Where Did You Sleep Last Night?

There are plenty more… what’s your favorite?

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