Southern Ladies

DESCRIPTION: Capstan shanty, Negro origin. "What will you fetch your Julia? Way-ay-ay-ay! What will you fetch your Julia? She's a Southern lady all the day." Meter changes from 2/2 to 3/2 throughout.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1916 (JFSS volume 5)
KEYWORDS: shanty worksong
FOUND IN: Britain
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Hugill, p.395, "Southern Ladies" (1 short text, 1 tune-quoted from a shanty which Cecil Sharp gave in volume 5 of the Journal of the Folk Song Society) [AbEd, p. 300]
Roud #9173
File: Hugi395

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