Murder of Charles Stacey, The

DESCRIPTION: Charles Stacey goes out on a Sunday morning and meets three drunks -- one of whom had lost his girlfriend to Stacey. The three ruffians wait till Stacey and the girl return from church, then shoot him. Stacey shoots back at one, then dies and is buried
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1935 (Randolph)
KEYWORDS: homicide courting revenge burial
FOUND IN: US(So)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Randolph 173, "The Murder of Charles Stacey" (1 text)
Roud #4119
NOTES: This song is item dF47 in Laws's Appendix II. - RBW
File: R173

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