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48               Music of the Waters.
The pulling song I give next goes by the name of " Shallow Brown " :—
There is another capstan chanty known also as " Sally Brown":—
Solo.—Sally Brown was a bright mulatto,
Chorus.—Way ! heigh ! Roll and go.
Solo.—Oh ! Sally Brown was a bright mulatto, I'll spend my money on Sally Brown. Sally Brown was a bright mulatto.
Chorus.—Way ! heigh ! &c.
Solo.—Sally Brown she had a daughter, Chorus.—Way ! heigh ! &c.
Solo.—Oh ! Sally Brown she had a daughter, Her name it was Matilda Jane. Sally Brown she had a daughter.
Chorus.—Way ! heigh ! &c.
Solo.—Seven long years I courted Sally, Chorus.—Way ! heigh ! &c.







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