English rhymes from alphabet D
It is a traditional English folk song from North-East England. It became popular when it was used as the theme tune of a TV series in 1970 on BBC, also called “When the Boat Comes In”. It has also featured in a TV advertisement for fish products.
It is a popular nursery rhyme with an educational theme against animal cruelty. Be aware that the Ding Dong Bell lyrics can be a little scary to many children, so explain to the kids that they never must do such things to animals in real life.