A Few of our Finest Singers and Players A to G
William Patrick Barron was born in St. Joseph's in 1919 and later lived in Placentia. He made his living as a fisherman and a sailor. In later years, he served as a quarter master on the CN boats.
William Barron's Songs
Darling Cooly Bon. A beautiful maid from Limerick makes for restless nights.
Jim Harris. An account of the day a well known captain from St. Joseph's had a mishap at sea and ran down The Irene in Paradise Sound.
Jimmy and Nancy. A young woman disguises herself as a man to follow her lover to sea. He learned it from Mick Ryan.
Nancy from London. A maiden frets about her sailor out at sea.
Collected by Agnes Walsh for the Town of Placentia in 2006.