“My Crime Blues”


Singer is on trial for murder, soon to be sentenced, but pleads his innocence. He calls for his lover to come for his trial, so that when he is condemned she can wipe his tears away. The jury finds him guilty; the judge sentences him to the electric chair


  • Barefoot Bill [Ed Bell] "My Crime Blues" (Columbia 14510-D, 1930; [1929]; on RoughWays1)


Author: Almost certainly Ed Bell
Earliest date: 1930 (recording, Ed Bell)
Found in: US(SE)