Do you have any examples of songs that deal with poverty v. wealth in mate selection?
July 13, 2012 11:21 AM Subscribe
I'm looking for examples of songs that deal with poverty v. wealth in mate selection.
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More specifically where there is a choice over one or the other.
I have two that come to mind as examples but I'm struggling for more.
Spin Doctors Two Princes is the easy one.
Anais Mitchell, Hey, Little Songbird -
Hey, little songbird, let me guess
He's some kind of poet and he's penniless
Give him your hand, he'll give you his hand-to-mouth
He'll write you a poem when the power's out
Hey, why not fly south for the winter?