:: Title :: Ain't It Hard To Be A Farmer
:: Genre :: ballad, work song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Jones, Bessie
:: Setting :: Alan Lomax's apartment, 3rd Street
:: Location :: Greenwich Village, New York City (New York), New York (United States)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Southern U.S., African American, Sea Islands, Georgia
:: Session :: Bessie Jones VII 10/61
:: Date :: 10/12/1961
:: Reference Information :: T979.0, Track 13 (00:02:02)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - 13 of 21 recording sessions with Bessie Jones.
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Text: "Ain't it hard, hard, hard, to be a farmer, / You can't get your money when you're due / The white man takes the farmer's time / And always leaves the poor farmer behind."
:: Collection :: Bessie Jones 1961-1962

 

 

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