Lots of Fish in Bonavist' Harbour (Feller from Fortune)

DESCRIPTION: "Oh, there's lots of fish in Bonavist' Harbour, lots of fish right in around here. Boys and girls are fishing together...." The folk of the town are described: Uncle George, who tore out his britches; Sally, who has a baby without a father; etc.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1951 (Peacock)
KEYWORDS: nonballad dancing fishing sex childbirth bastard father lover
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (7 citations):
Fowke/Johnston, pp. 122-124, "Lots of Fish in Bonavist' Harbour" (1 text, 1 tune)
Fowke/MacMillan 37, "Feller From Fortune" (1 text, 1 tune)
Peacock, pp. 53-54, "Feller From Fortune" (1 text, 1 tune)
Doyle3, p. 23, "Feller from Fortune" (1 text, 1 tune)
Doyle4, p. 23, "Feller from Fortune" (1 text, 1 tune)
Doyle5, p. 20, "Feller from Fortune" (1 text, 1 tune)
Blondahl, p. 53, "Feller from Fortune" (1 text, 1 tune)

ST FJ122 (Partial)
Roud #4427
RECORDINGS:
Omar Blondahl, "Bonavist Harbour" (on NFOBlondahl04,NFOBlondahl05)
Ken Peacock, "Lots of Fish in Bonavist' Harbour" (on NFKPeacock)
Bob McLeod and Lloyd Soper, "Feller From Fortune" (on PeacockCDROM)

File: FJ122

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