“The Fisherman's Alphabet”


"'A' for abundance, this we all need ..." boats, caplin, dawn... zephyr. Chorus: "So merry... are we No mortals on earth are like fishers at sea; Blow high or blow low we're jogging along. Give us a fair cull and there's nothing goes wrong."


To "cull" is to grade fish. - BS

Cross references

  • cf. "The Lumberman's Alphabet" (Theme and structure)


  1. Peacock, pp. 125-126, "The Fisherman's Alphabet" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #159
  3. BI, Pea125


Author: Words: Chris Cobb
Earliest date: 1952 (Peacock)
Found in: Canada(Newf)