Powder River (I - Lazy River)

DESCRIPTION: "Last time on that lazy old river... I met a girl who was more like heaven And her smile will last forevermore." He courts her and plans to take her away from the river, but a "spirit of the water" struck back; he mourns her amid the ruins of the flood
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1966
KEYWORDS: love courting river disaster flood death grief
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Fife-Cowboy/West 61, "Powder River" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #11076
File: FCW061

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