The Drowned Sister

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"The Twa Sisters" here named "The Drowned Sister" is a murder ballad that recounts the tale of a girl drowned by her sister. It is first known to have appeared on a broadside in 1656 as "The Miller and the King's Daughter." At least 21 English variants exist under several names, including "Minnorie" or "Binnorie", "The Cruel Sister", "The Wind and Rain", "Dreadful Wind and Rain", "Two Sisters", "The Bonny Swans" and the "Bonnie Bows of London". The ballad was collected by Francis J. Child (Child 10) and is also listed in the Roud Folk Song Index.

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from Haunted, released October 30, 2014
Jon Orpheus vocals drum programming
LS Dean acoustic guitar & bass
Helena Rainbow vocals
B'ee Birch Book low whistle vocals

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Orpheus GhostSong Manchester, UK

GhostSong's lyrical material is based on traditional English, Scottish and American as well self penned songs.
Orpheus GhostSong has recorded two albums - in the studio - 'Haunted' and live @ Bacup Folk Club 'Live'.
The GhostSong band split in 2010 leaving Jon Orpheus as the sole member.
2014 has seen the band re-formed with a new line up. More gigs and recording to come :-)
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