Deep Sea Tug

DESCRIPTION: "Oh, the trawler wharf in Aberdeen, It's a bonnie place to be When a force eight gale is blawin'..." "Aye it's cauld, bloody cauld On... The north-east Scottish coast." A man is killed before anyone can come to his aid. It's an awful life
AUTHOR: Harry Robertson (Palmer-Sea)
EARLIEST DATE: 1980 (recorded by Harry Robertson, according to Palmer-Sea)
KEYWORDS: sailor hardtimes death
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Palmer-Sea 151, "Deep Sea Tug" (1 text, 1 tune)
NOTES [12 words]: Palmer offers absolutely no evidence that this song is traditional. - RBW
Last updated in version 4.4
File: PsSea151

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