Down By the Riverside (II)

DESCRIPTION: The singer loves Annie, but his parents have him marry another girl for gold. "What is the use of gold to me when I haven't the girl I love." He murders his wife. "Tomorrow morning you must hang down by the riverside." Don't slight your first true love
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1951 (MUNFLA-Leach)
KEYWORDS: greed love marriage warning execution homicide punishment trial father mother wife
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
Roud #25802
RECORDINGS:
John James, "Down By the Riverside" (on MUNFLA-Leach)
File: ML3DBtRi

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