Story of Mine Cave-In: Shirley and Smith
DESCRIPTION: "They worked all day to the evening tide, Before the mountain made it glide, The rocks and earth came a-crumbling down, And under this those men was found."
EARLIEST DATE: before 1952 (Brown)
KEYWORDS: mining disaster death
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
BrownSchinhanIV 338, "Story of Mine Cave-In: Shirley and Smith (1 fragment, 1 tune)
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