Death of Jerry Damron, The

DESCRIPTION: Jerry Damron and his crew are killed on the C & O railroad, apparently in a derailment. His friends mourn for him, and hope to meet him in heaven
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: Early 1930s (given to Dock Boggs by Damron's sister)
KEYWORDS: grief train death mourning railroading wreck disaster lament worker
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Lyle-Scalded, pp. 113-114, "The Death of Jerry Damron" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #14022
RECORDINGS:
Dock Boggs, "The Death of Jerry Damron" (on Boggs2, BoggsCD1)
File: RctDoJD

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