Folk Bloodbath

Album: Change of Time (2010)

Songfacts®:

  • This is based on "Louis Collins," a song by influential Country-Blues singer and guitarist, Mississippi John Hurt, which was one of the first tunes that Rittter learnt to play.
  • Ritter explained to Express Night Out: "'Folk Bloodbath' is a song about a bunch of characters from other folk songs: Stackalee, Delia and Louis Collins. They all get together and everybody dies. I think it's a very American song."

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