Note: Wake house song performed by two female singers. Performance is a cappella and alternates between unison and alternating solo voice. Alan Lomax notes: “This brief song with its lyrical melody is easily learned by rote in the original Creole and can be sung in solo or, as originally performed, by two voices in duet. There are no accompanying dance or game movements” (Brown Girl in the Ring, 1997).
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