Assassins

Ballad of Booth

John Wilkes Booth

Assassins



Basics

Song title
Ballad of Booth
Show name
Character name
Gender
Age range
Adult
Vocal parts
High note
F#4/Gb4
Low note
F2
Styles
Uptempo, Ballad, Dramatic, Folk

Context

Booth and an accomplice have escaped Ford’s Theatre after assassinating President Lincoln. They

Vocal Notes

In the musical, the structure of this song relies on the contrast between the Balladeer’s patter

16/32 bar cut suggestions

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Performances

Karaoke