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|Sian H||Lyr ADD: I Once Was a Fisherman (Barry Dransfield) (17)||RE: Lyr Req: I Once Was a Fisherman (Barry Dransfield)||17 Jun 11|
And Joe, The background to the song is the ban on fishing which applied strict restrictions on the quota of fish (mainly cod) caught in British waters. It had a detrimental impact on fishermen here in Hastings. People may remember hearing of the 'Cod Wars'around the time the song was written.