Susan Brown (I)

DESCRIPTION: Beautiful Susan, the singer, has many wooers; she flirts with all even though she loves a rich farmer's son. The lad proposes to a different girl. Susan poisons him, then flees. Unable to find work, she is imprisoned and now is dying of consumption
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1938 (Sam Henry collection)
KEYWORDS: love courting betrayal homicide poison prison death
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
SHenry H771, pp. 415-416, "Susan Brown" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #7963
File: HHH771

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