Patie's Wedding (II)
DESCRIPTION: The singer tells of attending Patie's wedding. There was lots of food but the singer sat next to a glutton. They had to give the fiddler a toddy so he could play. Everyone danced until "they'd a' got their fill," then "repaired to the beddin'"
EARLIEST DATE: 1906 (GreigDuncan3)
KEYWORDS: wedding dancing drink fiddle food music nonballad
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Greig #151, p. 2, "Patie's Weddin'" (1 text)
GreigDuncan3 607, "The Wedding" (3 texts, 2 tunes)
NOTES: GreigDuncan3 and Greig suggest that Stokoe/Reay, pp. 24-26, "The Skipper's Wedding" may be this song. I see no relationship between these songs (no shared lines, for example) except the subject: a wedding with lots of food. - BS
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