Sung by: James Clifton Ferrell
Recorded in Memphis, TN 6/30/63

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So longa Tonga soggidie moke
And higgity jiggity soggidie poke,
So often, body, I'd better walk
All on the Tongo Island.

Well, a maid was fair, you might suppose;
She had great feathers in her nose,
And finger rings all on her toes,
All on the Tongo Island.

(Mr. Ferrell: "That's just about all of it I know."
Dr. Wolf: "Well, that's good.")

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