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Piers Chord Req: Miner's Lifeguard (16) RE: Chord Req: MINER'S LIFEGUARD 28 Apr 05

It says in Fowke and Glazer's Songs of work and protest:

'The oft-repeated warning in the chorus to "keep your eye upon the scale" refers to the owner's practice of underweighing the miners' coal cars before the unions succeeded in appointing a union checkweighman.'

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