Uphead and Scatter, Boys

DESCRIPTION: "Uphead and scatter, boys, to learn how to row, You treat me so dirty it's a mis'ry in my soul." "When I had money, I had friends all around, But now I've no money, no friend can be found."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1944 (Wheeler)
KEYWORDS: work poverty hardtimes loneliness
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (1 citation):
MWheeler, pp. 83-84, "Uphead an' Scatter, Boys" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #10029
File: MWhee083

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