“From Surabaya to Pasoeroean”


Javanese sea shanty. "Sum go coolie ah-e-ah ang, sor Sourabaya, Hoo-e la-e-la-e-la." Used as a capstan shanty, Harlow says he took it down from the coolies singing and can't vouch for the correctness of the words.


  1. Harlow, p. 114, "From Surabaya to Pasoeroean" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. BI, Harl114


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1945 (Harlow)
Found in: Indonesia