“Bloody Breathitt Farmer”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1939 (Thomas)
Keywords: homicide prison punishment revenge
Found in: US(Ap)

Description

"Come all you folks and gather To hear the awful tale Of the bloody Breathitt farmer Taken from the county jail." Chet Fugate had murdered Clay Watkins (Christmas 1925?). Fugate is taken from prison by force and murdered, his body found by Jim Butler

References

  1. Thomas-Makin', pp. 17-18, (no title) (1 text)
  2. BI, ThBdM018