To our ears there’s nothing creepier than Halloween songs played on scratchy old records and sang by long dead musicians. To help us mine through the fertile bone yard of said tunes, musicologist Dirk Allman of the Carolina History Project brings along a few of his favorite finds by to the Corner Woodpile podcast. Learn about swamp gas, dancing with the devil, skeletons on the rag and the singing acoustics of closed coffins.

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