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Best Modern Country Murder Ballad: Lindi Ortega's
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Best Modern Country Murder Ballad: Lindi Ortega's "Murder of Crows"

Country singer Lindi Ortega (from Toronto by way of Nashville) updated the old tradition of the murder ballad during a fine set at the Continental Club, singing without remorse about burying her man in the backyard: "Everyone's asking me all over town, if he ran away or if he drowned."

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