Powder River Jack
DESCRIPTION: A description of Powder River Jack Lee, the cowboy singer, and his wife Kitty Lee. Jack was "not a boozer, and he never cared for cards," and he "loved his pretty Kitty" -- but "the old Sky Boss was needin' One more top hand," and Jack is killed
AUTHOR: "Colorado Bill"
EARLIEST DATE: 1946 ("Hoofs and Horns" magazine)
KEYWORDS: death cowboy recitation
1946 - Death of Powder River Jack Lee in a car accident
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Ohrlin-HBT 38, "Powder River Jack" (1 text)
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