Edward Jorgen (Edward Gayen)

DESCRIPTION: "Oh, Edward Jorgen/Gayen is my name, and lately I to England came." Visiting friends in Manchester, he fights the police and is captured. Tried and apparently convicted, he asks his love if she will stand by him. She wishes she were his wife
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1905 (Vaughan Williams collection)
KEYWORDS: trial police gallows-confession love prison
FOUND IN: Britain(England(Lond))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
VaughanWilliams/Palmer, #58, Edward Jorgen" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #1537
File: VWP058

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