Call Dinah

DESCRIPTION: Jamaican patois: The singer has five miles to walk but back problems slow her down. She asks Dinah to go in her place to buy sugar, coconut oil, and fish. Dinah won't answer.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1951 (Murray)
KEYWORDS: disability hardheartedness request rejection food nonballad
FOUND IN: West Indies(Jamaica)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Murray, pp. 10-11, "Call Dinah" (1 text, 1 tune)
RECORDINGS:
Edric Connor with the Caribbeans and Earl Inkman, "Call Dinah" (on WIEConnor01)
File: JaMu010

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