Aja Lejber Man (I'm a Labor Man)

DESCRIPTION: Slovak. "Aja lejber man, robim kazdi den." "I'm a labor man, I work every day." He tries to keep track of what he is saving. He buys drinks for everyone on payday. He gets a letter from his old home, and sends his wife a hundred dollars
AUTHOR: Andrew Kovaly
EARLIEST DATE: 1947 (Korson-PennLegends); probably written by 1910
KEYWORDS: foreignlanguage emigration home money drink wife
FOUND IN: US(MA)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Korson-PennLegends, pp. 435-436, "Aja Lejber Man (I'm a Labor Man)" (1 Slovak text with non-poetic English translation, 1 tune)
File: KPL435

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