Blind Man's Song

DESCRIPTION: "My friends, I cannot labor, I will try and get along... I will try to sell my song... May heaven above preserve you From ever being blind." The singer lists the things he cannot see, and says he wants to work but can't; he wishes he had sight again
AUTHOR: Matthew Stovall?
EARLIEST DATE: 1939 (Thomas)
KEYWORDS: injury hardtimes music
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Thomas-Makin', pp. 179-180, "Blind Man's Song" (1 text)
cf. "The Blind Fiddler" (theme) and references there
File: ThBa178

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