Hard Working Miner, The
DESCRIPTION: "I'm a hard-working man, you can see by my hands, Although I am friendly and free, A dollar a day is very small pay For a man with a large family." The singer describes his hard work in the mines and looks forward to seeing his family
AUTHOR: Patrick J. "Giant" O'Neill ?
EARLIEST DATE: 1925 (Spencer)
KEYWORDS: mining hardtimes family money
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (2 citations):
ADDITIONAL: Scott B. Spencer, editor, _The Ballad Collectors of North America_, Scarecrow Press, 2012, pp. 201-202, "(The Hard-Working MIner)" (1 text)
cf. "Jock Stewart (The Man You Don't Meet Every Day)" (tune, form)
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