Monday Morning Blues

DESCRIPTION: On Monday morning the singer's woman left him crying. Now he's been in jail six weeks. At trial he's sentenced: "get a pick and shovel, let's go down in the mine." His "tears come rolling down." He asks for change of a dollar to get a lucky dime.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1963 (MJHurt04)
KEYWORDS: grief courting prison punishment trial mining prisoner money
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RECORDINGS:
Mississippi John Hurt, "Monday Morning Blues" (on MJHurt04, MJHurt05)
File: RcMoMoBl

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