“Big Jim”


"Cold and chill is de winter wind, Big Jim's dead and gone." The singer regrets her man Jim, who is "good and kind to me," but is "a grinder." Jim is killed by another woman in a fight in a hop house; the singer hopes to join him soon


  1. Lomax-ABFS, pp. 111-112, "Big Jim" (1 text)
  2. Roud #15549
  3. BI, LxA111


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1934
Found in: US(So)