“The Death of Fred Lowry”


"Come all young men and gentle maids, Come listen to me now...." The singer tells how troopers surround Fred Lowry's home. He vows to fight while ammunition lasts, but is shot from ambush. He proclaims his honesty, bids farewell to his girl, and dies


  1. Meredith/Covell/Brown, pp. 58-60, "The Death of Fred Lowry" (1 composite text, 1 tune)
  2. BI, MCB058


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1987
Found in: Australia