There's a Bridle Hanging On the Wall

DESCRIPTION: "There's a bridle hanging on the wall and the saddle in an empty stall... gone where all the good ponies go." The rider mourns the death of the pony he thought of as a friend.
AUTHOR: Rex Allen (according to Bennett-Downey)
EARLIEST DATE: 1936 (Carson Robison 78: see NOTES)
KEYWORDS: death nonballad horse
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Bennett-Downey 9, p. 89, "There's a Bridle Hanging On the Wall" (1 text)
Roud #16057
Jerome Downey, "There's a Bridle Hanging On the Wall" (on NFJDowney01)
NOTES [42 words]: Carson Robison's Buckaroos recorded "There's a Bridle Hangin' On the Wall" on 78 Montgomery Ward M4917 according to the "Rocky 52 The Rock & Country Encyclopedia and Discography" site at, accessed February 16, 2015. - BS
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