I've Got No Use for the Women

DESCRIPTION: "I've got no use for the women; A true one can never be found. They use a man for his money...." The singer tells how his partner killed a man who insulted his sweetheart's picture, and was himself killed and buried on the prairie.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1927 (recording, Travis B. Hale)
KEYWORDS: death homicide revenge love burial
FOUND IN: US(MW)
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Fife-Cowboy/West 65, "I've Got No Use for the Women" (1 text, 1 tune)
Welsch, pp. 11-13, "I've Got Not No Use for the Women" (1 text)
Tinsley, pp. 184-188, "I've Got No Use for the Women" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #4104
RECORDINGS:
Edward L. Crain, "Bury Me Out on the Prairie" (Crown 3239, 1932; Homestead 22991, c. 1932; on MakeMe)
Crowder Brothers, "Got No Use for Women" (Perfect 8-03-57, 1938)
Vernon Dalhart, "Bury Me Out on the Prairie" (Conqueror 7729, 1931)
Delmore Bros. "Oh Bury Me Out on the Prairie" (Montgomery Ward M-4060, 1933)
Travis B. Hale, "Oh Bury Me Out on the Prairie" (Victor 20796, 1927)
Harry Jackson, "I Ain't Got No Use for the Women" (on HJackson1)
Bradley Kincaid, "Bury Me Out on the Prairie" (Silvertone 5187/Silvertone 8218/Supertone 9208, 1928) (Vocalion 5474, 1930; Conqueror 8091, 1933)
Ranch Boys, "Bury Me Out on the Prairie" (Decca 5341, 1937)
Carson Robison's Trio, "Oh Bury Me Out on the Prairie" (Broadway 4060, n.d.)
Roy Shaffer, "Bury Me Out on the Prairie" (Bluebird B-8213, 1939)
Tune Wranglers "I've Got No Use for the Women" (Bluebird B-7089, 1937)

CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "Jack Haggerty (The Flat River Girl)" (lyrics)
cf. "Bury Me Not on the Lone Prairie" (lyrics)
NOTES: What an excuse for not being able to find a girlfriend. - RBW
This uses more phrases from "Bury Me Not on the Lone Prairie" than can be explained by coincidence. - PJS
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File: FCW065

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