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Buddy Won’t You Roll Down the Line

TITLE: Buddy Won’t You Roll Down the Line AUTHOR: Uncle Dave Macon? CATEGORY: Traditional, Public Domain KEYWORDS: strike, labor-movement, mining, work, scab, prisoner EARLIEST PRINTED OR RECORDED REFERENCE: 1925 (collected by Robert W. Gordon; info in Archie Green’s Only a Miner: Studies in Recorded Coal-Mining Songs HISTORICAL REFERENCES: This strike apparently took place in Tennessee in the 1880s, according to read more »