Ain't Workin' Song

DESCRIPTION: "Eighteen hundred and ninety-one, Fore I workses, I'd rather be hung." "1892... Me and old worksy, we done been through." And so on, with complaints about work until 1899, concluding, "Because I never liked to work-a nohow."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1937 (collected from Charley Campbell)
KEYWORDS: work nonballad
FOUND IN: US(So)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Lomax-Singing, pp. 289-390, "Ain't Workin' Song" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #15585
File: LxSi289

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