Auld Fisher's Farewell to Coquet, The

DESCRIPTION: "Come bring to me my limber gad I've fished wi' mony a year, An' let me ha'e m weel-worn creel An' a' my fishing gear...." The singer goes fishing one more time, recalls sixty years of fishing on the Coquet, and bids a farewell.
AUTHOR: Robert Roxby & Thomas Doubleday?
EARLIEST DATE: 1900 (Stokoe/Reay-SongsAndBalladsOfNorthernEngland)
KEYWORDS: fishing farewell
FOUND IN: Britain(England(North))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Stokoe/Reay-SongsAndBalladsOfNorthernEngland, pp. 134-135, "The Auld Fisher's Farewell to Coquet" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #3160
File: StorR134

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