Innocent Prisoner, The

DESCRIPTION: "On a bright starry night sat two lovers." They discuss their plans for marriage, and part for the night. He does not return the next day; he is falsely arrested for stealing money from his work. When at last he is released, she is still waiting
AUTHOR: Bradley Kincaid?
EARLIEST DATE: 1930 (Bradley Kincaid songbook #3)
KEYWORDS: love separation punishment lie reunion prison
FOUND IN: US(Ap)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
MHenry-Appalachians, pp. 140-141, "The Innocent Prisoner" (1 text)
Roud #18137
File: MHAp140

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