Pete Knight's Last Ride
DESCRIPTION: The singer reports "My whole life's full of heartaches and sighs... For I've just lost a pal, like a brother to me...." Expert rider Pete Knight falls and dies; the singer hopes to meet him "on that heavenly range"
AUTHOR: Wilf Carter
EARLIEST DATE: 1939
KEYWORDS: cowboy horse injury death
1937 - Death of Pete Knight
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Phrlin-HBT 33, "Pete Knight's Last Ride" (1 text)
cf. "Pete Knight"
cf. "Pete Knight, The King of the Cowboys"
NOTES: For the history of Pete Knight, see "Pete Knight." - RBW
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