Under the Coconut Tree
DESCRIPTION: "Under the cocoanut tree... you promised to marry me... you gave me your heart... you took my heart from me... let's go back."
EARLIEST DATE: 1955 (WILBennett01)
KEYWORDS: courting love marriage dialog nonballad
FOUND IN: West Indies(Jamaica)
Louise Bennett, "Under the Coconut Tree" (on WILBennett01)
NOTES [18 words]: Performed on Bennett's track as a dialog.
Bennett says "this is the only Jamaican folksong in waltz time." - BS
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