Trouble, Trouble

DESCRIPTION: "Trouble, trouble, I had them all my day... Well, it seem like trouble go'n let me to my grave." The singer is going to the South where it is dry. He is in his cell and missing his Mamma. He works his team.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1937 (collected from James Hale)
KEYWORDS: work hardtimes prison
FOUND IN: US(So)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Lomax-Singing, pp. 352-354, "Trouble, Trouble" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #15598
File: LoSi352

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