“Uphead and Scatter, Boys”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1944 (Wheeler)
Keywords: work poverty hardtimes loneliness
Found in: US

Description

"Uphead and scatter, boys, to learn how to row, You treat me so dirty it's a mis'ry in my soul." "When I had money, I had friends all around, But now I've no money, no friend can be found."

References

  1. MWheeler, pp. 83-84, "Uphead an' Scatter, Boys" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #10029
  3. BI, MWhee083