“Powder River Jack”


A description of Powder River Jack Lee, the cowboy singer, and his wife Kitty Lee. Jack was "not a boozer, and he never cared for cards," and he "loved his pretty Kitty" -- but "the old Sky Boss was needin' One more top hand," and Jack is killed

Historical references

  • 1946 - Death of Powder River Jack Lee in a car accident


  1. Ohrlin-HBT 38, "Powder River Jack" (1 text)
  2. BI, Ohr038


Author: "Colorado Bill"
Earliest date: 1946 ("Hoofs and Horns" magazine)
Keywords: death cowboy recitation