Castle by the Sea (I), The

DESCRIPTION: "There was silence in the Castle, the 'cons' were fast asleep." The guards are on duty, but the prisoners manage to cut away their bars -- only to have to descend sixty feet to the ground. The singer's friend is recaptured, but will try again
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1927 (Finger-FrontierBallads)
KEYWORDS: prison escape injury
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Finger-FrontierBallads, pp. 24-28, "The Castle by the Sea" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #8834
File: Fing024

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