June Month Is a Hard Month
DESCRIPTION: June is a hard month. What are you going to do? Pull off your coat and go to work. Each line ends "Jerusalem Jerusalem" or "O Zion O Zion," depending on the singer.
EARLIEST DATE: 1942 (Parrish)
KEYWORDS: farming work nonballad
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Parrish, p. 245, "What y'u gwine t' do fo' June month? Jerusalem Jerusalem"; "You mus' pray ha'd -- June a ha'd month" (2 texts)
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