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The Poor Forgotten Man, song lyrics

Song: The Poor Forgotten Man
Lyrics: Bob Miller (1) (2)

Music: Bob Miller (1) (2)
Year: 1932 (1)
Genre: Popular
Country: USA


Who's gonna vote on election day?
Who's finally gonna have his say?
Who's gonna cause a change, hey, hey!
It's the poor forgotten man!

Who's been the backbone of our country?
It's the poor forgotten man!
Who always fought for liberty?
It's the poor forgotten man!
Politicians sing and dance
Got the poor man in a trance.
Who gets kicked right in his pants? It's the poor forgotten man!
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Who always pays when we win a war?
It's the poor forgotten man!
Who starves to death when he can't pay more?
It's the poor forgotten man!
Up in our great capital town
Men get callouses from sittin' down.
Who pays for this great renown?
It's the poor forgotten man!
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Who raises kids while the rich raise hell?
It's the poor forgotten man!
Who'd think a good square meal was swell?
It's the poor forgotten man!
Contented cows drink from meadow pools
The beer we drink nowadays makes us fools.
Somewhere there's contented mules
Says the poor forgotten man!

Now who's gonna vote on election day?
Who's finally gonna have his say?
Who's gonna cause a change, hey, hey!
It's the poor forgotten man!


Notes:

1 - Released July 28, 1932 on Victor Records V-23723. The singer was "Bill Palmer", one of a number of pseudonyms for Bob Miller.

2 - Bob Miller, a short biography