Steve Gardham English Folk Music Collection

Fisherman's wives

  • Add a note
    Log in to add a note at the bottom of this page.
  • All notes
  • My notes
  • Hide notes
Please click to leave a note

The British Library Board acknowledges the intellectual property rights of those named as contributors to this recording and the rights of those not identified.
Legal and ethical usage »

Tags (top 25):
(No tags found for this item)
  • Type


  • Duration


  • Shelf mark

    1CDR0009329 (copy of C1009/6)

  • Recording date


  • 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

  • Metadata record:

    View full metadata for this item