Me One Are Walk a' Road

DESCRIPTION: Singer complains that he was walking alone on a road and "jumbie come an' knock me down." The same happens when he worked his ground, built his shack, planted his corn....
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1951 (Elder-Tobago)
KEYWORDS: ordeal ghost Caribbean
FOUND IN: West Indies(Tobago)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Elder-Tobago 30, "Me One Are Walk a' Road" (1 text, 1 tune)
NOTES: Elder-Tobago: "One way of getting rid of this evil spirit is to arrange with the obeahman (shaman) to exorcise it or publicly shame it." - BS
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File: ElTo030

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