Clefs de la Prison, Les

DESCRIPTION: French. Conversation between parents and son. "Cher mom! On vient m' donner les clefs." The boy says that they are giving him the keys to the jail -- as in, they are going to hang him. He regrets knowing that he will die. His parents must fetch his body
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1934 (collected from Elida Hofpauir)
KEYWORDS: foreignlanguage death prison execution mother father
FOUND IN: US(So)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Lomax-Singing, pp. 191-193, "Les Clefs de la Prison" (1 text, 1 tune)
File: LoSi191

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