Syng Hoit Faleri (Listen Little Bosun)
DESCRIPTION: Norwegian shanty. "Listen little bosun, what I want to tell you, do you want to play dice with me? Ch: Sing high falleri, fallala-lala."
EARLIEST DATE: 1888 (L.A. Smith, _Music of the Waters_)
KEYWORDS: foreignlanguage shanty gambling
FOUND IN: Norway
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Hugill, pp. 557-558, "Syng Hoit Faleri" (2 texts-Norwegian & English, 1 tune)
Hor Du Lille Baadsmand
Go to the Ballad Search form
Go to the Ballad Index Song List
Go to the Ballad Index Instructions
Go to the Ballad Index Bibliography or Discography
The Ballad Index Copyright 2018 by Robert B. Waltz and David G. Engle.