Bessie Combs

DESCRIPTION: "It was one beautiful night in May, Sweet Bessie was singing in glee, She did not know it was in Reuben's heart To take her sweet life away." "O, Bessie, my darling, come home; Bid Reuben alone adieu. His hands are stained with your own blood."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1928 (Smith-SouthCarolinaBallads)
KEYWORDS: love homicide music
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Smith-SouthCarolinaBallads, p. 28, "Bessie Combs" (1 excerpt)
File: ReSm028

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