“It was not a happy state of affairs, and one night in July 1929 the neighbors heard a shot and found Marvin dead in his bed with a revolver near by.” CrimeSong: True Stories From Southern Murder Ballads, “Pearl Drew,” p. 99.

I thought you might enjoy hearing a bit more about the story of “Pearl Drew,” one of the stories in Chapter Two, The Girls Fight Back.

In the end what become of Pop and Pearl? Was justice done?