Pay Me My Money Down

DESCRIPTION: "Pay me, O pay me, Pay me my money down... Pay me or go to jail. Pay me, mister stevedore.... You pay me, you owe me...." Almost anything may be included, but all on the theme that the boss has hired the worker and should pay him for his labor
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1944
KEYWORDS: work money nonballad
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (4 citations):
Lomax-FSNA 279, "Pay Me" (1 text, 1 tune)
Hugill, pp. 501-503, "Pay Me My Money Down" (1 text, 1 tune) [AbEd, pp. 370-371]
Silber-FSWB, p. 83, "Pay Me My Money Down" (1 text)
DT, PAYMONEY* PAYMONY2

RECORDINGS:
Joe Armstrong and the Georgia Sea Island Singers, "Pay Me" (on LomaxCD1713)
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf."Tie-Tamping Chant" (floating lyrics)
cf. "Darlin' (I)" (floating lyrics)
File: LoF279

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