Mudcat Café message #427448 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #8912   Message #427448
Posted By: Luke
28-Mar-01 - 09:24 AM
Thread Name: Origin: Goodnight Irene
Subject: RE: Goodnight Irene Origin
As a teenager I learned that Huddie wrote the song for the wife of the warden at the prison he was locked up in. It was through the writing of the song that he gained his parole. Is that just romantic pr?

Luke