The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #14870   Message #130197
Posted By: Margo
31-Oct-99 - 08:53 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Threescore and Ten
Subject: RE: Threescore and ten
Lou Killen's CD liner notes from "A Seaman's Garland" says "Three Score and Ten was first published as a poem in a Grimsby newspaper after the great storm in the 1880's. It was found 70 years later being sung by fishermen in Robin Hood's Bay (collectors: Mary and Douglas Huddleston.)"