Miner's Prayer, A

DESCRIPTION: "I keep listening for the whistles in the morning, But the mines are still; no noise is in the air." The miner's children are crying with hunger and cold, but with no work, there is no food. All he asks is that the rich city folk give him work
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1940 (Korson-PennLegends)
KEYWORDS: mining hardtimes food poverty
FOUND IN: US(MA)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Korson-PennLegends, pp. 382-383, "A Miner's Prayer" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #7721
File: KPL382

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