Black Susie

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For once I joined a Liverpool ship,
O roll the cotton down!
We had ord'r to go to New Orleans,
O roll the cotton down!

2. There it was, where I first saw a niggerwench,
O roll the cotton down!
Her name was Sue and was liked by the crew,
O roll the cotton down!

3. And dark-eyed Susie came on board,
O roll the cotton down!
And she said to the captain: how do you do?
O roll the cotton down!

4. And up aloft his chronometer flew,
O roll the cotton down!
And she winked with her eyes to the chief mate too,
O roll the cotton down!

5. I think I heard the captain say:
O roll the cotton down!
Another pool and then belay!
O roll the cotton down!

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