Christine Leroy [Laws H31]
DESCRIPTION: The dying singer tells how happy her marriage was -- until beautiful Christine Leroy showed up and stole her husband. Now "you can tell then they murdered me, brother; God forgive him [her husband] and Christine Leroy"
EARLIEST DATE: 1939
KEYWORDS: death infidelity husband wife
FOUND IN: US(Ap,So,MW)
REFERENCES (5 citations):
Laws H31, "Christine Leroy"
Randolph 797, "Christine Leroy" (1 text plus an excerpt, 1 tune)
Randolph/Cohen-OzarkFolksongs-Abridged, pp. 509-511, "Christine Leroy" (1 text, 1 tune -- Randolph's 797A)
Wolfe/Boswell-FolkSongsOfMiddleTennessee 48, pp. 82-83, "Christine Leroy" (1 text, 1 tune)
DT 654, CRSLEROY*
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