Monongahela Sal

DESCRIPTION: "She was born in an old Monessen alley, And her maw and her paw, they called her Sal." One day, by the river, a boat pilot name Moat Hanley takes her aboard. He shoves her overboard. She hunts him, kills him, and is acquitted. The dirty river is mentioned
AUTHOR: Robert Smertz
EARLIEST DATE: 1947 (Korson-PennLegends)
KEYWORDS: river technology pilot travel homicide trial humorous
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REFERENCES (2 citations):
Korson-PennLegends, pp. 462-465, "Monongahela Sal" (1 text, 1 tune)
DT, MONONGAH

Roud #7748
File: KPL462

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