Arkansas Song, The

DESCRIPTION: "Come all of my fellow citizens, wherever you may be, I'll tell you of an accident that happened unto me...." The singer was charged with an unspecified crime and is now in prison. He intends to become a lawyer and lead an upstanding life.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1954 (collected from Harrison Burnett, according to Parler)
KEYWORDS: prison punishment lawyer
FOUND IN: US(So)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Cohen-AFS1, pp. 363-364, "The Arkansas Song" (1 text)
Roud #3131
File: CAFS1364

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