The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #7324   Message #4048948
Posted By: Joe Offer
27-Apr-20 - 02:52 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Great American Bum
Subject: RE: Origins: Great American Bum
Here's the Vernon Dalhart recording: Here's the 1928 recording from Harry McClintock of "The Bum Song": And here's the Cisco Houston recording: As Mark Ross says above, Cisco Houston combines "Great American Bum" with "I Don't Wanna Be Rich," which he uses very nicely as a chorus.