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Daemon
Posted: Friday, September 14, 2018 12:00:00 AM
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Gloomy Sunday

Written in 1933 by Hungarian composer Rezso Seress, the song "Gloomy Sunday" has been the subject of several urban legends. Recorded and performed by numerous artists, notably Paul Robeson and Billie Holiday, the song was once called the "Hungarian suicide song" due to claims that it inspired hundreds of suicides in Hungary and in the US. Further legends claimed that performances and radio broadcasts of the song were banned as a result. What fact about Seress likely fueled some of the legends? More...
ChristopherJohnson
Posted: Friday, September 14, 2018 3:15:38 AM

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It does not always work. I listened to it several times a couple of years ago and not a single suicide on my part since then. It is like a cat crossing your path on Friday thirteenth. Just an urban myth.
ibj_ldn
Posted: Friday, September 14, 2018 10:36:51 AM

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He was already prone to be a suicidal person... his music did not affect him at all...
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