Susiana

DESCRIPTION: Shanty. Characteristic line: "Hooray, oh, Susiana! Away right over the mountain." (The fragment in Doerflinger is too short to determine the plot -- if there is one.)
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1951 (Doerflinger)
KEYWORDS: shanty
FOUND IN: Canada(Mar) West Indies(Nevis)
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Doerflinger, p. 83, "Susiana" (1 text, 1 tune)
Hugill, p. 378, "Way, Me, Susiana!" (1 text, 1 tune) [AbEd, p. 286]
Abrahams-WIShanties, p. 58, "Oh Louisiana" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #9436
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "Poor Lucy Anna" (similar wording in some verses)
File: Doe083

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