Fulton County Jane Doe

Album: By The Way, I Forgive You (2018)
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  • "Fulton County Jane Doe" was written by Phil Hanseroth, who has collaborated with Brandi Carlile since her first album 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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  • Sandra K Reed from San Antonio Floridahttps://bit.ly/3ofSXEx I know the song says Fulton County, but I did not want to not send it, just in case this child is the Jane Doe of your song. I am a retired command officer, and these are the cases that live with us forever, Thank you for writing her song. Whether or not this child is the one in your song, I thought you would like to know, this child made it home. We never stop looking, and always pray for miracles. Sandra K Reed, Retired Major, Pasco Sheriffs Office, Florida
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