“Won't You Go My Way”


Hauling shanty. Refrain: "Won't you/ye/yiz go my way?" Verses describe either consorting with a prostitute and now being glad to be married, or describe courting in general.


  1. Hugill, p. 505, "Won't Ye Go My Way" (1 text, 1 tune) [AbEd, p. 373]
  2. Sharp-EFC, LVI, p. 61 "Won't You Go My Way" (1 text, 1 tune)
  3. Roud #8289
  4. BI, Hugi505


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