“Arthur Clyde”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1959 (recording, Loman D. Cansler)
Keywords: homicide death dying sister lover
Found in: US(So)

Description

Singer, dying, confesses to his sister that he murdered and buried her former lover, Arthur Clyde, because he could not bear to see Clyde with her

Notes

Cansler states he learned this from his family, and has not heard it elsewhere. - PJS

Recordings

References

  1. Roud #15752
  2. BI, RcAClyde