Save Your Money When You're Young

DESCRIPTION: Singer describes his wasteful youth as a lumberjack and impoverished old age, advising listeners to "Save your money when you're young, you'll need it when you're old." He advises married men to stay home, away from grogshops, and single men to marry.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1926 (Rickaby)
KEYWORDS: age poverty drink warning money logger
FOUND IN: US(MW) Canada(Newf,Ont)
REFERENCES (7 citations):
Rickaby 7, "Save Your Money When You're Young" (1 text, 1 tune)
Beck 40, "Save Your Money When You're Young" (1 text)
Finger, pp. 138-139, "Save Your Money When You're Young" (1 text)
Fowke-Lumbering #61, "Save Your Money While You're Young" (1 text, 1 tune)
Fowke-Ontario 53, "Save Your Money While You're Young" (1 text, 1 tune)
Guigne, pp. 323-324, "Save Your Money When You're Young" (1 text, 1 tune)
DT, SAVEMONY

Roud #2325
RECORDINGS:
Jim Doherty, "Save Your Money While You're Young" (on Lumber01)
Amos Payne, "Save Your Money When You're Young" (on NFAGuigne01)

CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "The Turfman from Ardree" (tune, per Fowke-Ontario)
File: Be040

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