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Thread #15788 Message #3961905
Posted By: GUEST,DTM
16-Nov-18 - 05:07 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: songs by Archie Fisher
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: songs by Archie Fisher
Re. Susanne's lyrics for the Boatie Rows.
Though often written and sung as "marlin", the word is actually "murlin". It was a round basket that east-coast fishwives carried on their back.