Newburgh Jail, The

DESCRIPTION: The singer is arrested while in a bar. Held without trial for some time, he moves back and forth among prisons. At last he makes his escape (despite the shooting of the guards). He intends to keep moving and not be taken again
AUTHOR: unknown
KEYWORDS: prison escape trial
REFERENCES (1 citation):
FSCatskills 166, "The Newburgh Jail" (1 text, 1 tune)
ST FSC166 (Partial)
Roud #4606
NOTES [8 words]: This song is item dE53 in Laws's Appendix II. - RBW
File: FSC166

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