Chi-Chi Bud Oh (Company of Birds)

DESCRIPTION: Jamaican patois: A company of birds: some holler, some call. A succession of birds flies over: each time, some holler and some call: blackbirds, night owls, long tails, "john crows" (vultures) ...
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1951 (Murray)
KEYWORDS: nonballad bird worksong
FOUND IN: West Indies(Jamaica)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Murray, pp. 24-26, "Chi-Chi Bud Oh!" (1 text, 1 tune)
ADDITIONAL: Noel Dexter and Godfrey Taylor, _Mango Time - Folk Songs of Jamaica_ (Kingston: Ian Randle Publishers, 2007), pp. 12-13, "Chi-Chi Bud" (1 text, 1 tune)

RECORDINGS:
Louise Bennett, "Chi-Chi Bud (A Flock of Birds)" (on WILBennett01)
Edric Connor with the Caribbeans and Earl Inkman, "Chi-Chi Bud Oh" (on WIEConnor01)

File: JaMu024

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