cho: Roo, roo roo roo, roo roo, sing hoaky dinkum.
Roo, roo roo roo, roo roo, roo roo.
Soon as mammy's cooked sweet potatoes, sweet potatoes, sweet potatoes,
Soon as mammy's cooked sweet potatoes, we eat 'em right straight up.
Recorded by Robin Christenson on "You Can Sing It Yourself Vol. 2."
Also in the book "Twice 55 Community Songs," 1957,
where it is called a Creole lullaby.
The singer is supposed to improvise additional verses
substituting different foods.
The chorus can be sung separately or as a round with the verse.
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