1878–1934
William Golding

Introduction

Born: Jan­u­a­ry 28, 1878, Web­ster Coun­ty, Mis­sis­sip­pi.

Died: May 13, 1934, in a traf­fic ac­ci­dent near Eupora, Mis­sis­sip­pi.

Buried: Spring Val­ley Ce­me­te­ry #2, Ma­this­ton, Mis­sis­sip­pi.

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Biography

William was the son of James Gold­ing and Ca­mel­la Hood (his sur­name changed lat­er).

It is said he wrote most of his songs while serv­ing an eight-year sen­tence in the state pe­ni­ten­ti­a­ry. His on­ly child re­port­ed­ly died young.

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Lyrics

Music

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