“The Washtub Blues”


"I washed dat woman's clo'es And I hung 'em on de line, My back most a-breakin', I's a-hurtin' all de time." The singer brings the clothes to their owner, who races "and she flung 'em on de flo'." The singer laments her pain and labor


  1. BrownIII 247, "The Washtub Blues" (1 text)
  2. BI, Br3247


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1927 (Brown)
Keywords: work
Found in: US(SE)