“The Sault Ste. Marie Jail (The Albany Jail)”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1960
Keywords: prison hardtimes drink
Found in: US(MA) Canada(Ont)

Description

The singer laments his time in prison. After getting drunk, he had to be forcibly taken into custody, and the bail was more than he could raise. Now he suffers prison food and confinement (as well as a preacher who keeps on "until my ears got sore")

Notes

This song is item dE51 in Laws's Appendix II. - RBW

References

  1. FSCatskills 168, "The Albany Jail" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. DT, SOODTMRY*
  3. Roud #2324
  4. BI, FSC168