Milk-White Steed, The

DESCRIPTION: "My hour is come, my day is spent, The jailer's at the door; I've been a noted highwayman." The singer recalls his robberies. At a fair, he races with the sheriff and is spotted. He would have escaped, except that his horse was killed. Now he will die too
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1927 (Finger)
KEYWORDS: robbery crime prison death horse racing
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Finger, pp. 36-38, "The Milk-White Steed" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #8833
File: Fing037

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