I Don't Want Your Millions, Mister

DESCRIPTION: "I don't want your millions, mister; I don't want your diamond ring; All I want is the right to work, Mister; Give me back my job again." The worker describes his toils that made the owner rich. But he doesn't need riches -- just food for his children
AUTHOR: Words: Jim Garland
EARLIEST DATE: 1938
KEYWORDS: unemployment hardtimes work
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Lomax-FSNA 153, "I Don't Want Your Millions, Mister" (1 text, 1 tune)
Silber-FSWB, p. 313, "I Don't Want Your Millions Mister" (1 text)
DT, MLLIONMR*

RECORDINGS:
Almanac Singers , "All I Want" (on Almanac04, PeteSeeger01)
Pete Seeger , "I Don't Want Your Millions, Mister" (on PeteSeeger39)

CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "East Virginia (Dark Hollow)" (tune & meter)
cf. "Greenback Dollar" (tune & meter)
File: LoF153

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