Fulton County Jane Doe

Album: By The Way, I Forgive You (2018)

Songfacts®:

  • This was written by Brandi Carlile's brother Phil Hanseroth, who has been a collaborator of the songstress since her first album was released in 2005. She told Billboard the story behind the song:

    "He had just had a little baby girl, and he was reading a story in the newspaper about a woman who was found in a field. She was unidentifiable, and thirty-six years later, no one has ever claimed her. So, she died, and is left without a name. As a new dad, that bothered him fundamentally, so he wrote her a song."

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