"My Shiner" is based on J Thomas's Randagal Rhymes with an additional verse and set to music by Richard John Noall and included in a pamphlet of songs titled “Cornish Patriotic and Dialect Songs” published in 1934.
Written By Bernard Moore. Bernard Moore was the pen-name of Samuel Syrus Hunt (1873 -1953). He lived in London but his poetry was inspired by Cornwall and Cornish culture and dialect. His work on Cornish Dialect was recognised in 1934 when he was made a bard of Gorsedh Kernow in
From the singing of Des Duckham. He was one of the resident performers at the Fal Folk club which met at the Dock and Railway pub in Falmouth. He was a staunch Cornishman and made a point of introducing songs from Cornwall to the singing of the club.
This project was completed and published by Dyllansow Truran in 1983, edited by Merv Davey. The primary purpose was to provide songs in the Cornish Language but included songs in English, dances tunes and ballads.