Man of the Earth
DESCRIPTION: "By profession and birth I'm a man of the earth; I burrow in it like a mole." The singer tells of the life of a miner -- often poor, often overworked, often blamed for problems not of his making. He recalls the price paid in blood for "socialised coal"
AUTHOR: Words: Jock Graham / Music: Phyl Lobl (?)
EARLIEST DATE: 1975
KEYWORDS: mining work nonballad
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Fahey-Eureka, pp. 204-205, "Man of the Earth" (1 text, 1 tune)
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