"Be my woman, gall, I'll / be your man. Every Sunday's dollar / in your hand. Stick to the promise, gall, 'at / you made me. Weren't gonna marry till-a /I go free. Well Rosie / oh Lord gal, When she walk she reel and / rock behind..."


  1. Courlander-NFM, p. 107, (no title) (1 text); pp. 262-263, "Rosie" (1 tune, partial text)
  2. Lomax-ABFS, pp. 62-65, "Rosie" (1 text, 1 tune, probably composite)
  3. Roud #15507
  4. BI, CNFM107A


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1934
Found in: US(So)