I'm Worried Now But I Won't Be Worried Long

DESCRIPTION: "Went to sleep, babe, last night in a snow-white feather bed, I woke up... with the blues all around my bed. I'm worried now...." The singer has no home and lives in a crooked world. He wishes his girl would not treat him like a dog. He will go to Waco
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1937 (collected from Louise Henson)
KEYWORDS: hardtimes travel
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Lomax/Lomax-OurSingingCountry, p. 373, "I'm Worried Now But I Won't Be Worried Long" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #4753
cf. "Worried Man Blues" (floating lyrics)
cf. "I'm a Stranger Here" (floating lyrics)
NOTES [50 words]: The Louise Henson version in Lomax/Lomax-OurSingingCountry includes the lines "I'm worried now, but I won't be worried long," but the rest seems to be separate from the "Worried Man Blues" (although Roud lumps them). Henson seems to have been fond of those words, including them in multiple songs. - RBW
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