“John Yetman”


"... a hero brave from St. Mary's Bay, John Yetman was his name" who spent many years fishing alone in his dory. A Yankee captain shoots Yetman but is taken by Newfoundlanders, tried, convicted and sentenced to 15 years at hard labor.


  • Omar Blondahl, "John Yetman" (on NFOBlondahl02, NFOBlondahl03)


  1. Doyle3, p. 34, "John Yetman" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Blondahl, p. 71, "John Yetman" (1 text, 1 tune)
  3. Roud #7299
  4. BI, Doyl3034


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1955 (Doyle)
Found in: Canada(Newf)