The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #14870   Message #3775810
Posted By: Steve Gardham
29-Feb-16 - 03:52 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Threescore and Ten
Subject: RE: Origins: Threescore and Ten
In Hull where many of the seamen involved were from and where there is a monument to the lost fishermen, we usually sing it quite vigorously but with lots of feeling and reverence. It has the impact of something like 'Eternal Father' but without the histrionics. We often finish our maritime concerts with it, accompanied on anglo with all of the concert performers joining us. There is a photo of the monument in a sadly neglected graveyard, on our website