Please Pardon Me

Album: Leadbelly Volume One (1925)

Songfacts®:

  • In January 1918, Leadbelly was sentenced to up to 30 years hard labour after killing a man in a fight. While in prison, he wrote this song for Texas Governor Pat Neff. In 1925, Neff pardoned him, though it remains to be seen if this was a case of cause and effect. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Alexander Baron - London, England

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