“Ain't Got No Place to Lay My Head”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1944 (Wheeler)
Keywords: river work unemployment home separation
Found in: US


"Ain't got no place to rest my head, Oh baby..." "Steamboat done put me out of doors..." "Steamboat done left me and gone." "Don't know what in this world I'm going to do." "Sweetheart's done quit me and he's gone." "Out on the cold frozen ground"


  1. MWheeler, pp. 80-81, "Ain't Got No Place to Lay My Head" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #10027
  3. BI, MWhee080