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Madam Gashee Lyr Req: Down Trinidad (chantey) (43) Lyr Add: DOWN TRINIDAD 14 Feb 02


Here's the words as collected by James Madison Carpenter & sung by Richard Warner.

DOWN TRINIDAD

Solo: Oh, massa stevedore, how you stow your coargo?
Chorus: Way sing Sunny Dore!
Solo: Oh, tell me massa stevedore, how you stow your coargo?
Chorus: Bound down Trinidad to look for Sunny Dore

Solo: Oh booch free me bully boys and burtoned in the archway
Chorus: Way sing Sunny Dore!
Solo: Oh booch free me bully boys and burtoned in the archway
Chorus: Bound down Trinidad to look for Sunny Dore

Solo: Oh Trinidad, oh Trinidad, The pretty little harbour
Chorus: Way sing Sunny Dore!
Solo: Oh Trinidad, oh Trinidad, The pretty little harbour
Chorus: Bound down Trinidad to look for Sunny Dore

Solo: What will you do with Sunny Dore, if you should ever find her?
Chorus: Way sing Sunny Dore!
Solo: What will you do with Sunny Dore, if you should ever find her?
Chorus: Bound down Trinidad to look for Sunny Dore

Solo: Oh, roll her in the grass me boys, and all amongst the clover
Chorus: Way sing Sunny Dore!
Solo: Oh, roll her in the grass me boys, and all amongst the clover
Chorus: Bound down Trinidad to look for Sunny Dore

The EFDSS very kindly got the copy to me.


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