“Poor Man Blues”


"I never had a barrel of money... I'm gonna die and go to heaven, There I'll set and sing. Lord, this song ain't nothin'... But a poor man singin' the blues." The singer misses his girl. He will go home to East Virginia to stay. Other verses float

Cross references

  • cf. "The Boll Weevil [Laws I17]" (floating lyrics)


  1. Silber-FSWB, p. 80, "Poor Man Blues" (1 text)
  2. BI, FSWB081B


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1973