Down on the Farm (III)

DESCRIPTION: "Down on the farm 'bout half past four, I slip on my pants and sneak out the door" to start the long, hard rounds of farm life. He notes that, despite great labors, he has "less cash now than I had last spring." Farm life proves the existence of hell
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1952 (Brown)
KEYWORDS: farming work hardtimes poverty
REFERENCES (1 citation):
BrownIII 210, "Down on the Farm" (The "E" text is this, appended to "Down on the Farm (II)")
cf. "The Farmer Is the Man" (theme)
cf. "The Humble Farmer" (theme)
NOTES [37 words]: The notes in Brown imply that this is a parody of "Down on the Farm (II)." It may perhaps be an answer to that song, but it does not appear to be direct parody; the lyrics are not related and the stanza form different. - RBW
File: Br3210A

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