Walkalong Miss Susiana Brown

Interesting Facts about the Walkalong Miss Susiana Brown

“Walkalong Miss Susiana Brown” – halyard shanty is a West Indian or Southern States’ work song. According to Joanna Colcord, this song was probably used by the Hoosiers of Mobile to screw the cotton.
The song will be reconstructed by myself as the halyard shanty.

The source of this sea shanty

The music: “Shanties from the Seven Seas” by Stan Hugill (1st ed: p 391).
The lyrics: “Shanties from the Seven Seas” by Stan Hugill (1st ed: p 391,392).

The Record of this shanty

You also can find this record on my YouTube channel here or directly listen below. Additionally, if you want to share your opinion about the record or share your opinion you can do it in my Facebook forum here, or leave a comment at the bottom of this blog article.

Walkalong Miss Susiana Brown - Halyard Shanty

The musical notation

Walkalong Miss Susiana Brown - music notation

And the full lyrics

Walkalong Miss Susiana Brown

My doudou she’s a flash one,
– HAUley high! HAUley low!
My doudou she’s a flash one,
– WALK-along Miss SUsiana Brown!

* 2 *

She loves her rollo sailor,
Oh, she loves her rollo sailor,

* 3 *

He’s gone north in a whaler,
Oh, he’s gone north in a whaler,

* 4 *

My doudou she’s a lady,
Oh, she’s neither dark or shady.

* 5 *

We’ll haul an’ stretch her luff, boys,
The bastard’s gittin’ tough, boys.

* 6 *

I’ll see her boys, tomorrow,
An’ I’ll make the beggar holler.

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