One More Day

DESCRIPTION: Shanty: "One more day, me johnnies, One more day, Come rock and row me over, Johnny, one more day." The voyage has been hard, the captain cruel, but the sailors are almost home and soon will be able to visit their girls
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1917 (Capt. John Robinson, "Songs of the Chantey Man")
KEYWORDS: shanty sailor home hardtimes
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (9 citations):
Colcord, p. 115, "One More Day" (1 text, 1 tune)
Harlow, pp. 41-42, "One More Day" (1 text, 1 tune)
Hugill, pp. 489-491, "Only One More Day," "Rock 'n Row Me Over" (3 texts, 3 tunes) [AbEd, 362-365]
Sharp-EFC, XV, p. 18, "One More Day (1 text, 1 tune)
Shay-SeaSongs, p. 88, "One Day More" (1 text, 1 tune, which, despite Shay's title, has the usual chorus "One more day... only one more day")
Fireside, p. 158, "One More Day" (1 text, 1 tune)
Silber-FSWB, p. 86, "Rock 'N' Row Me Over " (1 text)
DT, ONEMRDAY*
ADDITIONAL: Captain John Robinson, "Songs of the Chantey Man," a series published July-August 1917 in the periodical _The Bellman_ (Minneapolis, MN, 1906-1919)."One More Day!" is in Part 3, 7/28/1917.

Roud #704
ALTERNATE TITLES:
Charlie, One More Day
File: FSWB086B

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