Snow Covered Face, The
DESCRIPTION: Singer, riding in the mountains, finds the body of a cowboy frozen in the snow. He finds a letter, bidding farewell to his mother and asking the finder to take it to her. Singer hopes the cowboy may have found heaven "for his work is all done here below"
EARLIEST DATE: 1931 (recording, Patt Patterson & Lois Dexter)
KEYWORDS: corpse death dying mother cowboy
FOUND IN: US
Patt Patterson & Lois Dexter, "The Snow Covered Face" (on Conqueror 7756, 1931; on WhenIWas2)
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