Seven Cent Cotton and Forty Cent Meat
Seven Cent Cotton and Forty Cent Meat is an American song of the Great Depression, which was published in 1930 by Bob Miller and Emma Dermer. The song details the experiences of a cotton farmer during the Great Depression when the price of cotton fell so low that cotton farming could no longer provide basic necessities.
American folk singer Pete Seeger recorded a cover of this song, which was released on his 1992 album American Industrial Ballads.
- Mark Albright. "Unit 7: Great Depression and World War II "Seven Cent Cotton and Forty Cent Meat"". VoicesAcrossTime.org - American History through Music. Retrieved 2009-05-19.
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