Here's the Tender Coming

DESCRIPTION: "Here's the tender coming, Pressing all the men, Oh! dear, hinny, What shall we do then? Here's the tender coming, Off at Shields Bar...." Despite attempts to avoid the pressgang, "They tyuek maw bonny laddie, Best iv all the crew."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1900 (Stokoe/Reay-SongsAndBalladsOfNorthernEngland)
KEYWORDS: pressgang separation
FOUND IN: Britain(England(North))
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Stokoe/Reay-SongsAndBalladsOfNorthernEngland, p. 177, "Here's the Tender Coming" (1 short text, 1 tune)
Hugill-SongsOfTheSea, p. 77, "Here's the Tender Comin'" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #3174
File: StoR177

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