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GUEST,Lorraine Origins: Few Days - I Can't Stay in These Diggins (32) RE: Origins: Few Days - I Can't Stay in These Diggins 14 Jan 13


The miners' version is on Riverside Records' "Gold Rush Songs" by Pat Foster and Dick Weissman, recorded 1958.


Well, I pitched my tent on this camp ground, few days, few days -
Gave old Satan another round, and I am going home -

Chorus: I can't stay in these digging, few days, few days,
No, I can't stay in these diggings, and I am going home.

Although I like the diggings here,
I won't stay here another year.

These banking thieves I will not trust,
But with me take my little dust.

Three years I've labored in the ground,
And now at last I'm homeward bound.


I know there are more verses but I can't remember them just now.


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