“Christine Leroy”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1939
Keywords: death infidelity husband wife
Found in: US(So,MW)

Description

The dying singer tells how happy her marriage was -- until beautiful Christine Leroy showed up and stole her husband. Now "you can tell then they murdered me, brother; God forgive him [her husband] and Christine Leroy"

References

  1. Laws H31, "Christine Leroy"
  2. Randolph 797, "Christine Leroy" (1 text plus an excerpt, 1 tune)
  3. Randolph/Cohen, pp. 509-511, "Christine Leroy" (1 text, 1 tune -- Randolph's 797A)
  4. DT 654, CRSLEROY*
  5. Roud #2193
  6. BI, LH31