DESCRIPTION: Call and response for tie-laying. "Tamp 'em up solid...Then they'll hold that midnight mail....Well, work don't hurt me...."
EARLIEST DATE: 1940
KEYWORDS: worksong railroading
FOUND IN: US(So)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Botkin-RailFolklr, p. 445, "Tamping Ties" (1 text, 1 tune)
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