Hanging of Eva Dugan, The
DESCRIPTION: "Down in Arizona was just the other day The first time that a woman the death price had to pay, Yes, Mrs. Eva Dugan... Stepped up to the gallows." She leaves a note, "Bring me joy, oh, bring me sorrow, WIth the comin' of the morrow, I won't beg...."
AUTHOR: Word: Arthur Fields / Music: Fred Hall
EARLIEST DATE: 1930 (recording, Al Craver (Vernon Dalhart))
KEYWORDS: death execution
Feb 21, 1930 - Hanging of Eva Dugan for the crime of murdering Andrew J. Mathis
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Cohen-AFS2, p. 543, "The Hanging of Eva Dugan" (1 text)
Vernon Dalhart (as Al Craver), "The Hanging of Eva Dugan" (Columbia 15530-D, 1930)
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