“The Innocent Prisoner”


"On a bright starry night sat two lovers." They discuss their plans for marriage, and part for the night. He does not return the next day; he is falsely arrested for stealing money from his work. When at last he is released, she is still waiting


  1. MHenry-Appalachians, pp. 140-141, "The Innocent Prisoner" (1 text)
  2. Roud #18137
  3. BI, MHAp140


Author: Bradley Kincaid?
Earliest date: 1930 (Bradley Kincaid songbook #3)
Found in: US(Ap)