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Songs about death, haunting and passing over

Jennifer Lucy Allan invokes sonic ghosts, with songs about death, haunting and passing over for All Hallow’s Eve. Artists featured include Robbie Basho and Bridget Hayden.

Jennifer Lucy Allan invokes sonic ghosts, digging up dark and dirty songs about death, haunting, and passing over for All Hallow’s Evening.

Hear blasted blues by Bridget Hayden, a spiritual from Bessie Jones, and death songs interpreted by Robbie Basho, KOKOKO!, Aine O’Dwyer, and the Velvet Underground.

Produced by Jack Howson for Reduced Listening.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • The Velvet Underground

    The Black Angel's Death Song

    • The Complete Matrix Tapes.
    • Universal Music Enterprises.
  • Áine O'Dwyer

    Mrs O'Learys Keen

    • Gallarais.
    • Mie Music.
  • Bridget Hayden

    Buried

    • Pure Touch Only From Now On, They Said So.
    • Early Music.
  • Åke Hodell

    The Djurgårdsfärjan Ferry Across The Styx

    • Verbal Brainwash And Other Works.
    • Fylkingen Records.
  • Ava Rocha

    Joana Dark

    • Trança.
    • Circus.
  • Negro Leo

    Noite Invertida

    • Água Batizada.
    • Rock It.
  • KOKOKO!

    Likolo

    • Tongos'a.
    • ICI.
  • Bessie Jones & Georgia Sea Island Singers

    O Death

    • Get In Union.
    • Tompkins Square.
  • Émerante de Pradines

    Legba Na Console

    • Creole Songs of Haiti.
    • Smithsonian Folkways.
  • Saron Luang Alit Semara Dahana

    Nila Pati

    • Insitu Recordings Free Compilation.
    • Insitu Recordings.
  • Robbie Basho

    Death Song

    • Indian II.
    • Vanguard.
  • African Head Charge

    Over The Sky

    • Off The Beaten Track.
    • On-U Sound.
  • The Sun Ra Arkestra

    All In The Realm Of Death

    • Strange Worlds In My Mind.
    • Norton Records.
  • Ma La Pert

    You Could Still Die Then

  • Teresa Winter

    For Murder

    • What The Night is For.
    • The Death Of Rave.
  • Rudolf Eb.er

    How to Die (II)

    • Om Kult : Ritual Practice of Conscious Dying - Vol. I.
  • Coil

    The First Five Minutes After Death

    • Horse Rotorvator.
    • Force & Form.
  • Diamanda Galás

    Ain't No Grave Can Hold My Body Down

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