Omie Wise: America’s Oldest Murder Ballad

Oh, listen to my story, I’ll tell you no lies
How John Lewis did murder poor little Omie Wise

Follow us 200 years into the past, to a North Carolina river bank, where we’ll dig up the roots of America’s first murder ballad.

Song: “Omie Wise”, traditional

Researched, written, scored, and produced by Mr. and Mrs. Hall of Welcome Little Stranger.

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