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Jesse James

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Jesse James was a lad who killed many a man.
He robbed the Glendale train.
He stole from the rich and he gave to the poor,
He’d a hand and a heart and a brain.

Jesse had a wife to mourn for his life,
Three children, they were brave,
But that dirty little coward that shot Mister Howard,
Has laid Jesse James in his grave.

It was Robert Ford, that dirty little coward,
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Fabrizio Frosini 14 February 2016

Jesse James is an American folk song about the outlaw of the same name, first recorded by Bascom Lamar Lunsford in 1924.

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Smoky Hoss 24 September 2011

The Long-Riders is a great movie about the James/Younger gang, and this song is featured in it.

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