Tiddy High O!

DESCRIPTION: "An' now we are bound for ol' Bristol Town, Tiddy high O! high hay! Good-bye to them black gals, the yellars an' the browns, Tiddy high O! hay, high hay!" Verses give references to rum and sugar trading/loading.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1914 (Sharp-EnglishFolkChanteys)
KEYWORDS: shanty worksong clothes food drink
FOUND IN: West Indies Britain
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Hugill-ShantiesFromTheSevenSeas, p. 453, "Tiddy High O!" (1 text, 1 tune) [AbEd, p. 339]
Sharp-EnglishFolkChanteys, XLI, p. 46, "Tiddy I O" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #8288
cf. "Haul 'Er Away (Little Sally Racket)" (character of Sally Rackett)
File: Hugi453

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