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Posted By: GUEST,Phil d'Conch
12-Jan-18 - 02:02 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Brown Skin Girl- folksong from Grenada
Subject: RE: Origins: Brown Skin Girl- folksong from Grenada
Emmie:

On shanties: Outside of the sponger era and a few mail packets, the Bahamas has never really had much of a local maritime so, one imagines they sang what the mainlanders sang at the time.

fyi: You might enjoy this recently started thread on Caribbean shantymen and womens:
https://mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=162686

On John B & Prouty: I've replied in the main "John B" thread just to keeps things sorted here.