Currant Island Wedding

DESCRIPTION: The party began with gin for the men and wine for the women. "The grub it did fly ... all [had] some cake." A "tipsy" man asks after the raffle but the bride said "There's nothing raffled here tonight". They all danced. Guests sailed off in the morning
AUTHOR: John Tom Keans (source: Guigné-ForgottenSongsOfTheNewfoundlandOutports)
EARLIEST DATE: 1958 (Guigné-ForgottenSongsOfTheNewfoundlandOutports)
KEYWORDS: wedding dancing drink food music party wine
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Guigné-ForgottenSongsOfTheNewfoundlandOutports, pp. 99-100, "Currant Island Wedding" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #25319
File: Guig099

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