Rosie

DESCRIPTION: "Be my woman, gall, I'll / be your man. Every Sunday's dollar / in your hand. Stick to the promise, gall, 'at / you made me. Weren't gonna marry till-a /I go free. Well Rosie / oh Lord gal, When she walk she reel and / rock behind..."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1934
KEYWORDS: prisoner love abandonment
FOUND IN: US(So)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Courlander-NFM, p. 107, (no title) (1 text); pp. 262-263, "Rosie" (1 tune, partial text)
Lomax-ABFS, pp. 62-65, "Rosie" (1 text, 1 tune, probably composite)

Roud #15507
File: CNFM107A

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