“Tiddy High O!”


"An' now we are bound for ol' Bristol Town, Tiddy high O! high hay! Good-bye to them black gals, the yellars an' the browns, Tiddy high O! hay, high hay!" Verses give references to rum and sugar trading/loading.

Cross references


  1. Hugill, p. 453, "Tiddy High O!" (1 text, 1 tune) [AbEd, p. 339]
  2. Sharp-EFC, XLI, p. 46, "Tiddy I O" (1 text, 1 tune)
  3. Roud #8288
  4. BI, Hugi453


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1914 (Sharp-EFC)
Found in: West Indies Britain