John Hardy
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Traditional American folk song.
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Peak: #74   (150,338 songs currently in Acoustic)
Peak in sub-genre: #13   (13,362 songs currently in Folk)
Upload date
February 23, 2013
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MP3 2.9 MB, bitrate 128 kbps.
3:10 minutes
Words/music
Anonymous © Arrangement copyright Steve Suffet.
Story behind the song
The real John Hardy was hanged for murder at Welch, West Virginia, on January 19, 1894. The photo from the West Virginia state archives shows John Hardy's execution.