“I Want to See My Wife”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1963
Keywords: work worker hardtimes loneliness separation
Found in: US

Description

The worker (on the rail line?) expresses his loneliness and frustration: "I want to see my wife and children, Bim!... Captain Walker, where in the world did you come from?... Captain, send me a cool drink of water...."

References

  1. Courlander-NFM, pp. 94-95, (no title) (2 texts, probably partial, 1 tune)
  2. BI, CNFM094