DESCRIPTION: Shanty. Short refrain: "Hooray you roller bowler." Full refrain: Timme high-rig-a-jig and a ha ha ha, Good morning ladies all." Verses concern courting or at least chasing women.
EARLIEST DATE: 1914 (Sharp-EFC)
KEYWORDS: shanty courting
FOUND IN: Britain West Indies
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Hugill, pp. 348-349, "Roller Bowler" (3 texts, 1 tune) [AbEd, pp. 260-263]
Sharp-EFC, XII, pp. 14-15, "Roller, Bowler" (1 text, 1 tune)
Good Morning, Ladies All
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