“Blind Man's Song”

Author: Matthew Stovall?
Earliest date: 1939 (Thomas)
Keywords: injury hardtimes music
Found in: US(Ap)


"My friends, I cannot labor, I will try and get along... I will try to sell my song... May heaven above preserve you From ever being blind." The singer lists the things he cannot see, and says he wants to work but can't; he wishes he had sight again

Cross references


  1. Thomas-Makin', pp. 179-180, "Blind Man's Song" (1 text)
  2. BI, ThBa178