Hard time here and everywhere you go
Times is harder than ever been before

And the people are driftin' from door to door
Can't find no heaven, I don't care where they go

Hear me tell you people, just before I go
These hard times will kill you just dry long so

Well, you hear me singin' my lonesome song
These hard times can last us so very long

If I ever get off this killin' floor
I'll never get down this low no more
No-no, no-no, I'll never get down this low no more

And you say you had money, you better be sure
'Cause these hard times will drive you from door to door

Sing this song and I ain't gonna sing no more
Sing this song and I ain't gonna sing no more
These hard times will drive you from door to door


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Hard Time Killing Floor Blues Lyrics as written by Nehemiah 'skip' James

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    General CommentI think this song is about the Great Depression. Skip James wrote it way back win. This might just be to literal of a interp, but it doesnt take away from the song at all
    LindseyD4563on January 21, 2006   Link

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