“Skipper Tom”


"I scarce been in bed three ticks of the clock When at me back door I heard a loud knock." Skipper Tom wakes the singer because he has a big fish on the line. The big fish gets away. They go closer to shore to get smaller fish.


  1. Peacock, pp. 143-144, "Skipper Tom" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #9967
  3. BI, Pea143


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1952 (Peacock)
Keywords: fishing sea ship
Found in: Canada(Newf)