My Worry Sure Carryin' Me Down

DESCRIPTION: Opening recitation describes the singer's hard life in prison. The song begins with the lament, "Lord, my worry sure carryin' me down... Sometimes I feel like, baby, committin' suicide." The singer is failing, "goin' down slow, somethin; wrong with me."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1963
KEYWORDS: prison hardtimes loneliness disease suicide nonballad
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Courlander-NFM, pp. 133-135, (no title) (1 text, 1 tune)
File: CNFM133

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