Cod Fish Song

DESCRIPTION: A man brings home a "cod fish," and places it in the chamberpot for safekeeping. When his wife goes to relieve herself, the codfish jumps up her "you-know-what." Husband and wife chase the fish around the room, and kill it with a broom.
AUTHOR: Oscar Brand has claimed a copyright on this version of "The Sea Crab."
EARLIEST DATE: c. 1955
KEYWORDS: animal bawdy humorous husband wife
FOUND IN: US(Ap) Britain(England(South)) Ireland
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Cray, pp. 5-6, "Cod Fish Song" (1 text)
Copper-SoBreeze, pp. 288-289, "Little Fisherman" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #149
RECORDINGS:
Nora Cleary, "The Codfish" (on Voice07)
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "The Sea Crab"
File: EM005

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