Smugglers of Buffalo, The

DESCRIPTION: "It was on the sixth of April as I lay on my bed, A-thinking of the sorrows that crowned my aching head," that the singer, a smuggler, was taken into custody. He will go home to his girl in Sandusky when released, and hopes she never learns what happened
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1938 (collected from John W. Green by Walton)
KEYWORDS: crime sailor prison freedom
FOUND IN: US(MW)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Walton/Grimm/Murdock, pp. 116-117, "The Smugglers of Buffalo" (1 text, 1 tune)
Cohen-AFS1, pp. 117-118, "The Smugglers of Buffalo" (1 text)

RECORDINGS:
J. W. Green, "Smugglers of Buffalo" (Library of Congress LOC 2296 B2, 1938; on WaltonSailors; the words differ slightly from the lyrics in Walton/Grimm/Murdock although they come from the same recording)
File: WGM116

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