Ashley Campbell – Pancho and Lefty


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An evening pause: This stellar performance by Glen Campbell’s daughter actually allowed me to hear the words of the song for the first time, and thus I ask, was Lefty Pancho’s killer, or was Lefty Pancho himself? Either way, a beautiful poem performed beautifully.

Hat tip Tom Biggar.

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  • eddie willers

    was Lefty Pancho’s killer, or was Lefty Pancho himself?

    The lyrics will tell you:

    Day they laid poor Poncho low, Lefty split for Ohio
    Where he got the bread to go there ain’t nobody knows

    He got the bread by turning in his brother for the reward money.

    He only did what he had to do…….

  • eddie willers: I heard those lyrics and consider them vague enough to leave the question open. Which of course is completely okay.

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