Washtub Blues, The

DESCRIPTION: "I washed dat woman's clo'es And I hung 'em on de line, My back most a-breakin', I's a-hurtin' all de time." The singer brings the clothes to their owner, who races "and she flung 'em on de flo'." The singer laments her pain and labor
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1927 (Brown)
KEYWORDS: work
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
BrownIII 247, "The Washtub Blues" (1 text)
File: Br3247

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