DESCRIPTION: "Three hundred years ago, so runs the ancient tale," lived Jonathan Smith. He fought many enemies, spurned luxury, had his encounter with Pocahontas, and showed that "it pays to be handsome as well as brave."
AUTHOR: Karl N. Llewellyn
EARLIEST DATE: 1931 (Llewellyn, Put In His Thumb)
KEYWORDS: soldier love Indians(Am.)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Coleman/Bregman, pp. 124-126, "Jonathan Smith" (1 text, 1 tune)
NOTES [19 words]: Coleman/Bregman claim to have found a version of this in oral tradition. But it is essentially a composed song. - RBW
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