The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #76036   Message #2324511
Posted By: pdq
24-Apr-08 - 01:53 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out
Subject: RE: Origins: Nobody Knows You When You're Down and
The song "Buddy, Can You Spare A Dime" dates from 1932 and is associated with the Great Depression. Perhaps a few people were thinking about that song since it has similar sentiments.