I'm Working My Way Back Home

DESCRIPTION: If "the boat keep steppin'" and his back doesn't give out, the singer will get back to his woman in Memphis. "All that I crave fo' many a long day Is yo' lovin' when I git back." He urges the fireman to make speed, and describes the route the boat follows
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE:
KEYWORDS: river work love separation ship
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
MWheeler, pp. 13-14, "I'm Wukin' My Way Back Home" (1 text, 1 tune)
Botkin-MRFolklr, p. 575, "I'm Wukin' My Way Back Home" (1 text, 1 tune)

ST BMRF575 (Full)
Roud #9991
File: BMRF575

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