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Stefan Wirz Origin: Hill and Gully Rider-is there such a song? (61* d) Lyr Add: HILL AND GULLY (from G Heath & L Payant) 10 Apr 03


On their 1955 album 'Encores from the Abbaye' (Elektra 29) Gordon Heath and Lee Payant sing a version of 'Hill and Gully'.
The liner notes read as follows:

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HILL AND GULLY
(Jamaican Work Song)

Hill an' Gully ride-a,
Hill an' Gully,
Hill an' Gully ride-a.
An' a ben dung low dung, ('And I bend down, low down')
Hill an' Gully,
An' a low dung bessy dung,
Hill an' Gully.
An' yuh better min' yuh tumble dung ('And you'd better pay attention or you'll tumble down')
Hill an' Gully.

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