The Hanging of Charlie Birger
This song tells the story of Harrisburg, Ill., 1920s gangster and bootlegger Charlie Birger who became the last man publicly hanged to death in Illinois.
Peak: #148 (69,202 songs currently in Country)
Peak in sub-genre: #18 (7,884 songs currently in Alternative Country)
March 08, 2004
MP3 2.8 MB, bitrate 128 kbps.
Vernon Dalhart and Carson Robinson/Woodbox Gang © 2003