9666Re: [fearnwhiskey] Re: songs about the great depression
- Sep 1, 2004
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Dave Purcell" <dap@p...> wrote:Sadly my knowledge of 1870s popular song is nil. But I imagine that would be a fine decade to investigate.
>>> How Can A Man Stand Such Poor Times and Live
>> The Del-Lords did a great version of this, you can find it on the
>> best-of released a few years ago.
> I know that this song was recorded during the Depression. But I've always
> thought it must be older, especially since it seems to be written about a
> period when the economic problem was inflation. (Prices fell during the
> Great Depression.) Does anyone know anything about older antecedents?
> Nina M., feeling pedantic todayUnderstandably, says the fellow proofreading his syllabi.
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