Young Freda Bolt

DESCRIPTION: "Amid the Blue Ridge Mountains, there lives a maiden fair," but Freda Bolt becomes pregnant by Buren Harmon. He promises to take her away; instead, he murders her. The singer expects she is in heaven
AUTHOR: D. M. Shank
EARLIEST DATE: 1930 (recording, Floyd County Ramblers)
KEYWORDS: love pregnancy homicide abandonment
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Cohen-AFS1, pp. 209-210, "Freeda Bolt" (1 text)
Roud #12196
RECORDINGS:
Carter Family, "Young Freda Bolt" (Montgomery Ward MW 8071, 1938)
ALTERNATE TITLES:
Frieda Bolt
The Story of Freeda Bolt
File: CAFS1209

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