From the recording La Rivyer Tanier
From Luminous, Australia's scariest lullaby collection: Helen learnt this Creole song from a friend who remembered it as a lullaby from his youth. It concerns African slaves who had to find extra food to survive:
...walking by the river Tanier, I meet an old grandma and an old grandpa fishing. They say: 'one must work to eat…'
Ian plays a Rigby brass-strung paraceltic harp, bass, melodica, reed organ.
Peter Kennard gives the junk percussion a good workout.