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The Ballad of Hollis Brown
1963 Bob Dylan
A Bob Dylan song, first released in "The Times They Are A-Changin'", Feb. 19, 1964. The song tells the story of a South Dakota farmer, who overwhelmed by the desperation of poverty, kills his wife, children and then himself.

Recording sessions
1965 May 19-20: New York
Hollis Brown he lived on the outside of town
Hollis Brown he lived on the outside of town
With his wife and five children and his cabin broken down
 
 
1965 December 25: Loenersloot (NL) Mickery Theater
2008 [6:57] DVD 3 Live in '65 & '68 Reelin' in the Years 2.119014 (US)