4 pages | PDF | 1.1 MB"Town Without Pity" is a song composed by Dimitri Tiomkin and Ned Washington with words and music by both. It is 45 measures long and is set in the key of C major and A minor. This melancholic song paints a picture of a place bereft of mercy and compassion, a town without pity. With a hint of hope in its lyrics, the song communicates a longing for something better and more humane. The song's thoughtful lyrics and emotive score make it a classic example of its genre.