DESCRIPTION: "Corn pone, fat meat, All I ever gets to eat. Better, better than I ever gets at home." The prisoner describes clothes, ben, shackles -- all described as better than what he has at home. He tells his girl, "Chain gang good enough for me."
EARLIEST DATE: 1953
KEYWORDS: chaingang prison work poverty hardtimes nonballad
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Greenway-AFP, pp. 111-112, "Corn Pone" (1 text)
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