“Good Morning, Ladies All (II)”


Pump or halyard shanty. "We are outward bound for Mobile Town, with a heave-o, haul! An' we'll heave the ol' wheel round an' round, Good mornin' ladies all!" Rest of verses on going home, spending money, women, and general good times themes.

Cross references


  1. Hugill pp. 349-351, "Good Morning, Ladies All" (2 texts, 2 tunes; the "b" text is this piece, while "a" is "Good Morning, Ladies All (I)") [AbEd, p. 263]
  2. Roud #8290
  3. BI, Hugi350


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1921 (Richard Runciman Terry's _The Shanty Book_, Pt.1)
Keywords: shanty home dancing
Found in: Britain West Indies