Streets of Hamtramck

DESCRIPTION: "As I walked out in the streets of Hamtramck, As I walked out in Hamtramck one day," the singer meets an old worker, "too old to work and... too young to die." The old worker talks of what he has done and says that workers must fight for pensions
AUTHOR: Kuppy Scott
EARLIEST DATE: 1960 (Western Folklore 19, according to Cohen); reportedly written for a 1949 strike
KEYWORDS: age work hardtimes derivative
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Cohen-AFS2, pp. 416-417, "Streets of Hamrramck" (1 text)
File: CAFS2416

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