DESCRIPTION: "There come two (or three) jolly fishermen, Who've just come from the sea." "They cast their nets into the sea, And a jolly old fish caught they."
EARLIEST DATE: 1922 (Wollaston and Crampton)
KEYWORDS: fishing playparty
FOUND IN: Britain(England(North,West))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Opie-Game 108, "Three Jolly Fishermen" (2 texts, 1 tune)
ADDITIONAL: Mary A. Wollaston and C. Ward Crampton, The Song Play Book (New York, 1922 ("Digitized by Google")), p. 20, "Three Jolly Fishermen" (1 text, 1 tune)
NOTES: Opie-Game refers to a close version from before 1850. - BS
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