“Come Down with the Killock”


"Come down with the killock And out with the line; Of fish about here, boys, There is a good sign." The ship sails; it's "not like the fools Who are hunting for fat." The singer decides fishing is better than sealing: "Off to the ice Go fools in a rush."


  1. Ryan/Small, p. 26, "Come Down with the Killock" (1 text)
  2. BI, RySm026B


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1916 (Murphy, The Seal Fishery)