“On the Schooner John Joe”


"Beware of George Farrin his schooner John Joe." Breakfast and dinner is fish soup. Supper is "thin hard bread." The singer had to fight George to get a decent meal from the cook. But, when he gets home it's back to "hard bread."


  1. Peacock, pp. 140-141, "On the Schooner John Joe" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #9966
  3. BI, Pea140


Author: Tom Evans (ca 1890 per Peacock)
Earliest date: 1952 (Peacock)
Found in: Canada(Newf)