DESCRIPTION: "On the green carpet here we stand, Take your true love by the hand, Take the one whom you profess To be the one whom you love best." "Oh what a beautiful choice you've made... Give her a kiss, and send her away, And tell her she can no longer stay."
EARLIEST DATE: 1903 (Newell)
KEYWORDS: playparty marriage love nonballad
FOUND IN: US(NE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Linscott, pp. 46-47, "On the Green Carpet" (1 text, 1 tune, which seems to mix "Green Carpet" and "Oats and Beans")
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