Fisher Who Died in His Bed, The

DESCRIPTION: "Old Jim Jones the fisher, the trapper, the trawler, ... the fish-killin' banker ... died in his bed." Song tells about his trawling, trapping, catching cod, salting, tobacco chewing, sailing, "his fishing days ended...."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1961 (Peacock)
KEYWORDS: death fishing sea ship memorial nonballad
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Peacock, pp. 127-128, "The Fisher Who Died in His Bed" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #4551
RECORDINGS:
Patrick Rossiter, "The Fisher Who Died in His Bed" (on PeacockCDROM)
File: Pea127

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