Monday, 10 November 2014

Uncommon Tales - Singing Bones

from the Green Old Oak Tree, art Andy Lee

One of our stories in Uncommon Tales is The Green Old Oak Tree, one of many tales which feature a murder, a bone from the murdered body being turned into a musical instrument, and the musical instrument telling everyone the grisly details of the murder every time it is played. Lovely. Oh wait...SPOILER ALERT.

You can enjoy our version soon, meantime, here's perhaps the most famous Singing Bone...

There are plenty more to choose from though

Singing Bones is also a rather smashing album by folk band The Handsome Family, here's a wee tune from that album which is rather popular...

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