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Here is a list of some of my favorites: (And I'll just add that some reader took me to task for supposedly hating 50s and 60s music and making fun of it. ) Modes of death Cars Motorcycles Trains Surfing Rivers Murder Disease Drugs War Suicide Guns Flying Other Near misses Dead Man's Curve - Jan and Dean. Lyrics Last Kiss - J Frank Wilson and the Caviliers. Recently redone by Pearl Jam in 1999, again proving the power of a good dead teen song. Some more research shows this was originally written in 1962 by Wayne Cochran and also performed in the 60s by the Cavaliers. Showing again, the dangers of wedding rings to teens, see Teen Angel for more on that. 'Or "Two Hour Honeymoon," a 1960 Paul Hampton death disk complete with car-crash sound effects and morbid spoken-word passages, which not only predates The Shangri-Las' "Leader of the Pack" but merges it with a swanky "Harlem Nocturne" coda.' Update Wow, I've heard it now. As motorcyclist myself (who dreams of finding a beautiful woman with her own [fast] motorcycle), I find this one to be a serious tearjerker.There is plenty of cheezy music on this list, and ok a few songs that I really hate, but I do like most of the stuff on this list and some of it is pretty great. Plus, the musicianship and songwriting are top notch." Lyrics Moulty - by The Barbarians (1966). I think Penelope Houston was pretty young when they wrote this. Not sure about this one, since I've never heard it. ", followed by the sound of a coffin lid creaking open, and the chorus "I got my baby back"."" Two Hour Honeymoon - by Paul Hampton. Although, I'm a bit confused as to what exactly what is going on in here. I looked up Spahn Ranch too, it looks like the Manson gang used it as a hangout and it was used as a film location by early adult films. But anyways, you know, just reading the lyrics is really boring. I'm not sure, there is a bit of sex and car crashes. Dealing with the subject matter hot in the news at the time, teenage runaways. Link (Robert Mitchum is pretty cool, you have to see The Night of the Hunter, now there's a psycho film.) Lyrics Teen Tragedy Medley - The Dovells. There is no reason in the world anybody should ever have to hear this, but if you feel the need, WFMU has the entire album posted on their website. It has one of my favorite death-song lines of all time in it: 'One day he'll know how hard I prayed for him to live....'" Black Denim Trousers - by The Diamond. She gets the phone call that he died in a car crash. The song ends with the sound of digging, then "Pay dirt! Apparently, he must have been wearing his seatbelt or something, because it seems like there was not a scratch on him, especially if he can run around singing about it right after the crash. Car accident and tragedy strikes on their way to getting married in the middle of an argument. Sorry, I wasn't one of the millions in the 70s who bought Meat Loaf albums. The reader wrote The Brooklyn Italo-American doo-wop group known for "Hushabye" in 1959 recorded this tear jerker a couple of years later. Written and performed by Robert Mitchum as the theme song for the film Thunder Road. Not just because it is awful, which it is in a way that only a really awful Las Vegas nightclub act can be (they were opening for Jerry Van Dyke after all), but because it is just a medley of Teen Angel and Tell Laura I Love Her (with Bye Bye Baby thrown in at the end for some reason). Lyrics Reader's comment: "is truly awful, but lots of fun to hear.Victor Moulton the lead singer of the Barbarians lives across town and I had the pleasure to meet him last year. He still makes public appearances occaisonally and never tires of talking about the old days.According to him he lost his hand at the age of 14 while making a pipebomb (as you and I did as kids right? He was one of about two drummers who had the distinction of being able to play the drums with a prosthetic hand.Hard to find a complete version of the lyrics, but with stuff like "ground around like hamburger, lyin' in a splat" "toes were in her hat", it ends badly for her. Bat Out Of Hell - by Meat Loaf - (A reader suggested this one). It seems that somebody ends up dead, missing a curve, after zooming off on their motorcycle, but then he is running away from his lover, like some relationships you will do anything to get out of it. (1960) Couldn't he have gone and bought another ring. This is all the lyrics I have for this one: "And the white fin came into sight The shark had struck and disappeared And left his sweetheart dead And as he pulled her to the shore" Ok, I've heard it now. Ok, if I have Julie Brown shooting up the high school, then I should have this one too. I still have no idea who it is by and I'm still trying to figure out the lyrics, but it seems pretty much lifted from the film River's Edge. Looking closer at it, I guess so, "but now I know you will leave me no more.. But a sad tale of him holding her hand in his, well, except she is dead, and I guess he killed her too, well, he cut her hand off too for some reason. I know I have probably heard this song, but I couldn't tell you what it is like.Not a very smart thing jumping in front of a train for that. Also, don't forget George Carlin's Top 40 radio sketch where he plays a new hit ("#1 & moving higher all the time") called "My Baby's Dead." He says it's by "that great new group from England, the Kansas City Boys," then that it's by "Danny & the Dressmakers, one of the great new groups around." (Later there was an English punk outfit called Danny & the Dressmakers, interestingly).... So, not only did his girlfriend get killed by a shark, but then he takes a knife and goes after the shark and is carrying the fin back to his dead girlfriend. Surfing seemed to cause quite a carnage in the 60s. A teen losing it and shooting a lot of others down. So, 1984, I think the band was a bit over teenaged at that point. But it was quite a love, until they come and take him away. Maybe possibly inspiration for the Tom Lehrer song above, certainly has the same tone. But the reader said Basically it starts off with a single mother with a troubled teen who she can't control, but she's there for him no matter what he gets himself into. It wasn't the singer though but somebody else in his unit.
Ok, update, I have been sent a version of this song from a record by Dean Middaugh in the late 60s in the midwest US. I believe it was called 'River's Edge' and it seemed to track the real life story from the early 80's wherein some teen sociopath kills his girlfriend, or maybe just feeds her an overdose and does nothing to help her.The basic song is the same, the lyrics are slightly different. Either way, she gets dead and in a show of complete heartlessness, he displays her corpse to his pals and classmates, for pay. A guilty tale of somebody who knows how the girl in the river got murdered but won't say.Interesting, some of them seem to be distinctly British though, like "lorry". Moby Grape - by Motorcycle Irene (1968) - Pretty similar to Leader of the Pack from this 60s band. Wasn't that the standard depressing song in the 90s? Looks like she was killed in a shark attack in this one. But you know, if you hated her that much, you should have just called off the wedding. Only line I remember is 'Every night she turns a new shade of blue..' Not at all a 'pretty song' " Ok, I've heard the song now. I can't tell if he knows her or what the rest of the deal is though. Whoa, I never caught that this one is a murder ballad before. "Texas chain saw massacre, they took my baby away from me.. Lyrics (All I Have Left Is) My Johnny's Hubcap - by the Deltones. He would still be alive if he hadn't waved going around that last corner. I don't think he actually dies though, he just has to get a lot of blood. I guess he embodies teenage rebel pretty well and he did love his car (to the death). The reader said For country kids like me, going to the State Fair was a huge event, highly anticipated. In the song, Calvin is killed by a drunk driver on the way to the State Fair. This one probably fits more in murder ballads, turning tricks on a street corner (a notorous male prostitution spot) and ends up killing somebody (perhaps a customer) and is on the run now. It seems like late for a date, speeding in the car and ran a stop sign and crashed.
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I guess the river is sort of like a train or a car that runs into them. Reader wrote: "A pale (well, actually, a red-faced) imitation of 'Running Bear,' not as funny, but notable because the unfortunate Indian lovers are called Yellow Hand and White Sand, which, through clever placement of their names throughout the lyrics, kept the writer from having to think of too many other rhymes." Lyrics Moody River by Pat Boone. I haven't heard it and I don't know anything about it. The reader who suggested it said "he gets hanged cuz he stabbed a girl to death with a knife. Pretty overly dramatic stuff and the endless 'things get a little easier' gets a little grating. extremely poor taste, especially when he is told by the drug supplier "I don't mean to scare you, But you're the one who came here and you're the one who's gotta take her when you leave". Teen has to be a hero and go to Vietnam and be a hero again. If he was that pigheaded, would the relationship have lasted anyway? Even if one didn't know the lyrics, the song is GREAT - excellent production, terrific melody, vocals, background etc - simply one of the great songs of the mid-60s." I'll let you know when I hear it. For some reason, I linked to the wrong version of Patches, the one by Clarence Carter, still a bad song, but a dead dad song with the teen having to take over.