Pull Away Me Boy
DESCRIPTION: Alternate lines are a chorus, "Pull away me boy." The shantyman sings "And you hear me say." "And you do wha' me tell you." "And you go where me go."
EARLIEST DATE: 1963 (Abrahams-WIShanties)
KEYWORDS: work shanty
FOUND IN: West Indies(Tobago)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Abrahams-WIShanties, pp. 36-38, "Pull Away Me Boy" (1 text, 1 tune)
NOTES [7 words]: Abrahams has this as a Tobago rowing song. - BS
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