Hey, Bully Monday
DESCRIPTION: Alternate lines are a chorus, "Hey boy." The shantyman sings: "Walk down sal' pond" "Hey, Bully Monday... He go walk sal' pond." "We go out down sal' pond."
EARLIEST DATE: 1974 (Abrahams-WIShanties)
KEYWORDS: work shanty
FOUND IN: West Indies(St Vincent)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Abrahams-WIShanties, pp. 94-96, "Hey, Bully Monday" (1 text, 1 tune)
NOTES: Abrahams quotes a blackfish whaler, "You have to work hard in sal' pon' becau' you bring a large whale you have to bring plenty salt to salt the whale. Have to work 'pon de sal' pon'." - BS
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