“Good Morning, Ladies All (II)”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1921 (Richard Runciman Terry's _The Shanty Book_, Pt.1)
Keywords: shanty home dancing
Found in: Britain West Indies

Description

Pump or halyard shanty. "We are outward bound for Mobile Town, with a heave-o, haul! An' we'll heave the ol' wheel round an' round, Good mornin' ladies all!" Rest of verses on going home, spending money, women, and general good times themes.

Cross references

References

  1. Hugill pp. 349-351, "Good Morning, Ladies All" (2 texts, 2 tunes; the "b" text is this piece, while "a" is "Good Morning, Ladies All (I)") [AbEd, p. 263]
  2. Roud #8290
  3. BI, Hugi350