Hello-The John Jacob Niles museum might be of some help.
From: Paul T. Jackson
Sent: Monday, February 11, 2019 10:38 AM
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Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Help identifying a gospel song
Since it's from the LC Lomax collection, perhaps someone at the Folklore
Center there can help.
Joe Hickerson who was head of that division at LC is still around and in
Portland, OR; a folksinger who may have some information. He's still an
ARSC member last time I looked.
Paul T. Jackson
Steilacoom, WA 98338
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On Mon, Feb 11, 2019, 8:26 AM David Katznelson <[log in to unmask] wrote:
> Hey all,
> Working with a class of 8th graders on some music from the Library of
> Congress. There is a song called WE DON'T HAVE NO PAYDAY HERE that we are
> having a hard time transcribing and there is no place to find other
> references to it. My gut says that it is based around another song (or
> songs) that if we could identify, we would get clues as to some of the
> lines that are currently hard to figure out. Here is the song:
> Would love help unlocking this mystery.