Rechess Oh Rechess Boy
DESCRIPTION: Rechess (Richard) "walk are dip and are roll ... like a good sailin' boat." "Rechess no ha' foot fo' work nigger ground ... ha' foot fo turn Bella yeye [eyes]."
EARLIEST DATE: 1950 (Elder-Tobago)
KEYWORDS: disability courting farming nonballad youth
FOUND IN: West Indies(Tobago)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Elder-Tobago 5, "Rechess Oh Rechess Boy" (1 text, 1 tune)
NOTES: Elder-Tobago: "...Obviously this man suffers from partial palsy. Despite this however, the man's private life is respected. Although he 'no get foot' to work on the farm he can charm Bella, whom -- Elder's informant said -- he eventually married and they raised a family. - BS
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