Convict Song, The

DESCRIPTION: A dying convict wonders if his family still thinks of him. He thinks of his brothers and sisters. He blames himself "for bad company have me done." He leaves a lock of his hair to be sent to his mother. Then he dies.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1951 (MUNFLA-Leach)
KEYWORDS: prison death brother family mother sister prisoner
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
Roud #26266
RECORDINGS:
Michael Deveraux, "The Convict Song" (on MUNFLA-Leach)
File: ML3TCoSo

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