“Hayseed”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1927 (Sandburg)
Keywords: death corpse technology money
Found in: US(MW)

Description

The hayseed finishes his work and decides to go on a spree. He goes to town and takes an expensive ("five dollars a minit"!) room in a hotel. Before going to bed, he blows out the gas -- and dies of the fumes

References

  1. Sandburg, p. 50, "Hayseed" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. DT, HAYSEED*
  3. Roud #12498
  4. BI, San050