Smokey Mountain Bill

DESCRIPTION: "Smokey Mountain Bill... drunk a lot of gin -- That's what caused him all the trouble he got in." Bill, a moonshiner, shoots a revenuer. Imprisoned by the sheriff, he escapes to the mountains, where he and his still live a happy life
AUTHOR: Carson Robison
EARLIEST DATE: 1930 (recording, Frank Luther & Carson Robison)
KEYWORDS: death drink humorous
FOUND IN: Canada(West)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Fowke/Johnston, pp. 102-104, "Smokey Mountain Bill" (1 text, 1 tune)
ST FJ102 (Partial)
Roud #4544
RECORDINGS:
Frank Luther & Carson Robison, "Smoky Mountain Bill" (Brunswick 412, 1930)
File: FJ102

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