“Doctor Jones”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1917 (Cecil Sharp collection)
Keywords: playparty nonballad doctor
Found in: US(Ap,SE)


"Dr. Jones is a good man, a good man, a good man, Dr. Jones is a good man, he'll help whoever he can." "Ladies and gentlemen, sail around... and kiss just who you please." "Spider in the dumpling... Roll around and roll."



  1. BrownIII 90, "Doctor Jones" (1 text)
  2. SharpAp 256, "Old Doc Jones" (1 text, 1 tune)
  3. Darling-NAS, pp. 250, "Old Doc Jones" (1 fragment, probably this though it might be a distorted version of "Sail Away Ladies")
  4. Roud #3646
  5. BI, Br3090