Po' Farmer

DESCRIPTION: "Work all week, don't make enough To pay my board and buy my snuff... It's a-hard on we po' farmers, it's a-hard." The farmer describes the long day's work -- only to come home to "peas in the pot and an old jaw-bone" and fifteen cents weekly pay
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1941 (Lomax-Singing; supposedly collected 1934)
KEYWORDS: work farming hardtimes poverty
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Lomax-Singing, pp. 280-281, "Po' Farmer" (1 text, 1 tune)
Lomax-FSNA 284, "Po' Farmer" (1 text, 1 tune)
DT, POFARMER*

Roud #6709
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "The Humble Farmer" (theme)
File: LoF284

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