When the Breaker Starts Up on Full Time

DESCRIPTION: "Me troubles are o'er, Mrs. Murphy, For the Dutchman next door told me straight, That the breaker starts full time on Monday." Once the mines are at work again, the singer vows he will pay the shop bill, then start buying good things for the family
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1946 (Korson-PennLegends)
KEYWORDS: mining money nonballad
FOUND IN: US(MA)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Korson-PennLegends, pp. 383-385, "When the Breaker Starts Up on Full Time" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #7722
NOTES: This seems to be the basis of a song sung by the pop group The Irish Rovers, "When the Shipyards Go Back On Full Time." I do not know how they encountered the song. - RBW
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File: KPL383

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