Walkalong, My Rosie

DESCRIPTION: Halyard shanty. "Oh, Rosie, she'm the gal for me. Away you Rosie, Walkalong! She hangs around the big levee. Walkalong my Rosie!" Rhyming verses, no story line.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1961 (Hugill)
KEYWORDS: shanty worksong nonballad
FOUND IN: West Indies Britain
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Hugill, p. 363, "Walkalong, My Rosie" (1 text, 1 tune) [AbEd, pp. 273-274]
Roud #9130
ALTERNATE TITLES:
Walk Along Rosey
File: Hug363

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