DESCRIPTION: "Jimmy Rose he went to town (x3) To 'commodate the ladies." "Fare ye well, ye ladies all (x3), God Almighty bless you."
EARLIEST DATE: 1925 (Scarborough)
KEYWORDS: courting nonballad
FOUND IN: US(So)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Scarborough-OnTheTrailOfNegroFolkSongs, p. 100, "Jimmy Rose" (1 short text, 1 tune)
Scott-TheBalladOfAmerica, p. 211, "Jimmy Rose" (1 short text, 1 tune)
ST SBoA211 (Full)
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