Thirty Days in Jail

DESCRIPTION: "Good mornin', Blues; Blues, how do you do? (x2) I just come here to have a few words with you." "Thirty days in jail... back turned to the wall... Mr. Jailkeeper, put another man in my stall." "I don't mind being in jail, but I got to stay here so long."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1941 (Warner)
KEYWORDS: prison nonballad
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Warner 174, "Thirty Days in Jail" (1 text, 1 tune)
ST Wa174 (Partial)
Roud #7492
File: Wa174

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