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The Smiths

Suffer Little Children (5:30)

"Suffer Little Children", the 11th and last song from The Smiths' debut album the smiths, is about the Moors murders that took place on Saddleworth Moor in Lancashire on the outskirts of Greater Manchester from 1963 to 1965. The murders were carried out by Ian Brady and Myra Hindley who were in a relationship at the time. When the truth emerged about the fate of the missing children, the nation's grief was matched by its hatred for Brady and Hindley… read more

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Over the moor, take me to the moor
Dig a shallow grave and I'll lay me down
Over the moor, take me to the moor
Dig a shallow grave and I'll lay me down

The Smiths - Suffer Little Children Lyrics

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  • You might sleep, but you will never dream :(
  • The most touching and sad song he's ever written. So beautiful so melancholic. You can feel the hurt in this one. does make you wanna cry
  • <------- crying
  • Manchester, so much to answer for. [5]
  • The most touching, sad, yet beautiful song ever recorded.
  • Damn this song is depressing
  • Oh Manchester, so much to answer for.
  • This song makes me cry, for real though
  • yes, you could say we're a team

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