Daysman, The

DESCRIPTION: The singer quits as day labourer for bad wages, takes his only fiver and goes to a hiring fair, but receives no bid. He spends the five on a maid pretending to hire him. Now he's back at the same wages as before, but without his fiver.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1961 (IREButcher01)
KEYWORDS: sex lie money work drink
FOUND IN: Ireland
Roud #2942
RECORDINGS:
Eddie Butcher, "The Daysman" (on IREButcher01)
File: RcDaysm

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