Murdered by a Brother [Laws F12]

DESCRIPTION: A brother takes his sister sailing. He denounces her adulterous liaison and announces that he will be avenged. He has already drowned her lover; now he drowns her and sails back alone
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1939 (Flanders-NewGreen)
KEYWORDS: homicide adultery sea
FOUND IN: US(NE)
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Laws F12, "Murdered by a Brother"
Flanders-NewGreen, pp. 92-94, "Murdered by a Brother" (1 text, 1 tune)
DT 758, MURDBRO

Roud #1932
File: LF12

Go to the Ballad Search form
Go to the Ballad Index Song List

Go to the Ballad Index Instructions
Go to the Ballad Index Bibliography or Discography

The Ballad Index Copyright 2017 by Robert B. Waltz and David G. Engle.