Peddler and His Wife, The [Laws F24]

DESCRIPTION: An old peddler and his wife are riding in their wagon on a fine day when they are ambushed, robbed, and murdered
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1930 (recording, Appalachian Vagabond [Hayes Shephard])
KEYWORDS: homicide robbery commerce
FOUND IN: US(Ap)
REFERENCES (6 citations):
Laws F24, "The Peddler and his Wife"
Fuson, pp. 116-117, "The Peddler and His Wife" (1 text)
Cambiaire, p. 9, "The Peddlar and His Wife" (1 text)
Combs/Wilgus 70, pp. 166-167, "The Irish Peddler" (1 text)
Cohen-AFS1, pp. 260-261, "The Peddlar and His Wife" (1 text)
DT 762, PEDDWIFE

Roud #2262
RECORDINGS:
Appalachian Vagabond [pseud. for Hayes Shephard], "Peddlar and his Wife" (Vocalion 5450, rec. 1930)
James Howard, "The Peddler and his Wife" (AFS, 1937; on KMM)

File: LF24

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