I'm a Man That Done Wrong to His Parents

DESCRIPTION: "I'm a man that's seen trouble and sorrow, Oh I once was light-hearted and gay, Not a dime in this world can I borrow Since my own I have squandered away." The singer tells how he wronged his parents. Now they despise him, and he must beg for shelter
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1889 (Broadwood/Maitland)
KEYWORDS: poverty hardtimes family father
FOUND IN: Britain(England(South)) US(Ro,So)
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Broadwood/Maitland, pp. 160-161, "I'm a Man That's Done Wrong to My Parents" (1 text, 1 tune)
Randolph 839, "I'm a Man That Done Wrong to His Parents" (1 text plus a fragment, 1 tune)
Hubbard, #145, "I Did Wrong to My Parents" (1 short text)

Roud #1386
File: R839

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