Two-Cent Coal

DESCRIPTION: "Oh, the bosses' tricks of 'seventy-six, They met with some success, Until the hand of God came down and made them do with less." Miners are paid only two cents (per bushel of) coal. Now the frozen river hurts the bosses. The singer hopes for cooperation
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1949 (Korson-PennLegends)
KEYWORDS: mining hardtimes river boss
FOUND IN: US(MA)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Korson-PennLegends, pp. 390-391, "Two-Cent Coal" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #7723
File: KPL390

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