“Ain't Gwine to Work No More”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1925 (Scarborough)
Keywords: work money
Found in: US(SE)


"Ain't gwin to work no more, Labor is tiresome shore, Best occupation am recreation, Life's mighty short, you know.... Peter won't know if you're rich or poor, So I ain't gwin to work no more." The singer asserts they need not worry about the future


  1. Scarborough-NegroFS, p. 234, (no title) (1 short text)
  2. BI, ScNF234A