Heigh Me Know
DESCRIPTION: Chorus: Heigh me know, bombye [overseer?] me takey. Jenny goes to the market to buy the singer "varrow prantin" [?]. The neighbors know Jenny's been "a bad gal"
EARLIEST DATE: 1833 (_Service Afloat_ quoted by Abrahams)
KEYWORDS: accusation sea work slavery shanty
FOUND IN: West Indies(Virgin Islands)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Abrahams-WIShanties, p. 11, "Heigh Me Know" (1 fragment)
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