“The Haunted Hunter”

Author: possibly Billie Maxwell
Earliest date: 1929 (recording, Billie Maxwell)
Keywords: hunting supernatural ghost
Found in: US

Description

Singer, walking toward camp, is joined by a snowshoed figure who leaves no tracks. The singer falls in a snowdrift, to be found with hair bleached white. The other trappers recognize the signs of an encounter with the haunted hunter; all leave the area.

Long description

Singer, walking toward camp, is joined by a mysterious snowshoed figure who leaves no tracks in the snow. The singer falls in a snowdrift, to be found the next morning with hair bleached white. The other trappers recognize the signs of an encounter with the haunted hunter, and all leave the area.

Cross references

Recordings

References

  1. Roud #11521
  2. BI, RcHauHun