Category Archives: Macabre Americana

Fair Charlotte, or, A Corpse Going to a Ball

Fair Charlotte is an old ballad from the early 19th century America and was made into a poem by Seba Smith in 1843. The song and poem became so popular it started a craze from 1850s through the 1920s for … Continue reading

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