“The Snow Covered Face”


Singer, riding in the mountains, finds the body of a cowboy frozen in the snow. He finds a letter, bidding farewell to his mother and asking the finder to take it to her. Singer hopes the cowboy may have found heaven "for his work is all done here below"


  • Patt Patterson & Lois Dexter, "The Snow Covered Face" (on Conqueror 7756, 1931; on WhenIWas2)


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1931 (recording, Patt Patterson & Lois Dexter)
Found in: US