The Shoals o Herrin
Date 01 September 1964
Track ID 24288
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Track Information

Original Track ID

SA1964.67.A4

Original Tape ID

SA1964.067

Summary

The herring fisherman recalls his hard life as cabin boy, cook and deckhand.

Item Notes

7 verses with refrain line. Written by Ewan McColl for Radio Ballad 'Singing the Fishing' (1960).

Recording Location

County - Lanarkshire

Parish - Rutherglen

Village - Rutherglen

Language

English

Genre

Song

Collection

SoSS

Classification

R10728;