Newsboy on the Train, The

DESCRIPTION: "It was a long, long time ago, When I from pain was free, A happy boy was I at school...." The singer worked as a newsboy on the train, but "fell beneath the train"; now he is a cripple on crutches
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1936 (Stout)
KEYWORDS: injury train hardtimes
FOUND IN: US(MW)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Stout 109, p. 138, "The Newsboy on the Train" (1 text)
Roud #4880
File: Stou108

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