Steve Gardham English Folk Music Collection

Fisherman's wives

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:00:32

  • Shelf mark

    1CDR0009329 (copy of C1009/6)

  • Recording date

    1970-03-09

  • Is part of (Collection)

    Steve Gardham Collection

  • Recording locations

    The Bluebell Inn, Lowgate, Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, England, UK

  • Performers

    Brady, Eric (singer, male)

  • Recordist

    Gardham, Steve

  • Description

    Item notes: First verse: "Fisherman's wives are happy, fishermans wives are gay, and especially on a Friday, when they drown the old man's pay". Performer notes: Singer heard the song in the Neptune Inn, a backstreet pub near the docks. Recording notes: Recording one generation from original

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Fisherman's wives

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