Skipper Tom

DESCRIPTION: "I scarce been in bed three ticks of the clock When at me back door I heard a loud knock." Skipper Tom wakes the singer because he has a big fish on the line. The big fish gets away. They go closer to shore to get smaller fish.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1952 (Peacock)
KEYWORDS: fishing sea ship
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Peacock, pp. 143-144, "Skipper Tom" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #9967
File: Pea143

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