When Ah Was Ah Poor Gal
DESCRIPTION: "When ah was a poor gal Nobody look at me." "Now I am a rich gal The Captain send for me." "Go and tell the Captain My time is not for he."
EARLIEST DATE: 1940 (Elder-Tobago)
KEYWORDS: poverty courting rejection money nonballad
FOUND IN: West Indies(Tobago)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Elder-Tobago 35, "When Ah Was Ah Poor Gal" (1 text, 1 tune)
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