Death of Huey P. Long

DESCRIPTION: "Oh, they shot Huey Long in Louisiana As he walked in the Capitol stair." "Povery was his share back in childhood." The song describes Long's life in Louisiana, and how he rose to power; it laments his assassination
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1935 (recording, Hank Warner)
KEYWORDS: political death homicide
Sep 10, 1935 - Assassination of Huey Long
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Cohen-AmericanFolkSongsARegionalEncyclopedia1, pp. 354-355, "Death of Huey P. Long" (1 text)
Roud #22310
File: CAFS1354

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