Las Kean Fine (Lost and Cannot Be Found)

DESCRIPTION: Jamaican patois: "Have you heard what I've heard?" "No sir." "The boiler burst, kill more than ninety." "Have you heard what I've heard?" "No sir." "Little boy, old man, Miss Matty, all lost, and cannot be found."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1951 (Murray)
KEYWORDS: death disaster worksong
FOUND IN: West Indies(Jamaica)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Murray, pp. 7-8, "Las Kean Fine" (1 text, 1 tune)
RECORDINGS:
Edric Connor with the Caribbeans and Earl Inkman, "Las Kean Fine" (on WIEConnor01)
NOTES: Call and answer digging song. - BS
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