Let the Dove Come In

DESCRIPTION: "(Oh,) Noah, hoist the window (x3), Hoist the window, let the dove come in." Describes how Noah's neighbors scorned him for his work, but he had the last laugh.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1942 (Parrish)
KEYWORDS: ship Bible
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Courlander-NFM, p. 45, (no title) (partial text)
Parrish 26, pp. 134-136, "Norah, Hist the Windah" (1 text, 1 tune)
ADDITIONAL: Harold Courlander, _A Treasury of Afro-American Folklore_, Crown Publishers, 1976, p. 309, "(no title)" (1 text)

cf. "Noah's Ark" (lyrics)
NOTES: In this song from the Georgia Sea Islands, the name "Noah" is pronounced "Norah." - RBW
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File: CNFM045

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