Blood on the Tracks

Gloomy Sunday Hungarian Suicide Song

How “Gloomy Sunday” came to be known as “The Hungarian Suicide Song”

The strange story of one of pop music’s most macabre songs.

Lisa Germano A Psychopath

Lisa Germano’s “A Psychopath” is an arrangement of real-life horror

A song that could very likely keep you up at night, because what it depicts is real.

Nick Cave Stagger Lee murder ballad

The murder ballad of “Stagger Lee” created a gruesome legend

A tale told over and over again for 100 years kicks off our new series.