“Walkalong, My Rosie”


Halyard shanty. "Oh, Rosie, she'm the gal for me. Away you Rosie, Walkalong! She hangs around the big levee. Walkalong my Rosie!" Rhyming verses, no story line.


  1. Hugill, p. 363, "Walkalong, My Rosie" (1 text, 1 tune) [AbEd, pp. 273-274]
  2. Roud #9130
  3. BI, Hug363


Alternate titles: “Walk Along Rosey”
Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1961 (Hugill)
Found in: West Indies Britain