You load sixteen tons, and what do you get?
Another day older and deeper in debt.
Saint Peter, don’t you call me ’cause I can’t go,
I owe my soul to the company store.

Merle Travis (1917-1963) American country and western singer, songwriter, musician
“Sixteen Tons” (song) (1947)
Added on 12-Apr-10 | Last updated 12-Apr-10
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