House an' Lan' (House and Land)

DESCRIPTION: Jamaican patois: A poor girl says she has no man because "house an' lan' a buy fambly."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1951 (Murray)
KEYWORDS: grief poverty marriage nonballad
FOUND IN: West Indies(Jamaica)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Murray, p. 36, "House an' Lan'" (1 text, 1 tune)
RECORDINGS:
Edric Connor with the Caribbeans and Earl Inkman, "House an' Lan'" (on WIEConnor01)
File: JaMu036

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