“Five and a Zack”


"I've been a few miles, I've crossed a few stiles, I've been round the world, there and back." He recalls is the place where the sanctimonious timekeeper "stung me for five and a zack." He expects to go to hell, with his complaint written on his tombstone


A "zack" is a sixpence. - RBW


  1. Manifold-PASB, p. 96, "Five and a Zack" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. BI, PASB096


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1964
Keywords: money boss death Hell burial
Found in: Australia