Wedding at Kouchibouguac, The
DESCRIPTION: The bride is "the primrose of Kishimaguac." The beef was from an ox that had died of old age and the rest of the food, was no better but, like everything else, was what "is common for supper in Kishimaguac" The usual wine, the usual songs, i.e., ho hum.
EARLIEST DATE: 1948 (Manny/Wilson)
KEYWORDS: wedding music party wine food humorous
FOUND IN: Canada(Mar)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Manny/Wilson 46, "The Wedding at Kouchibouguac" (1 text, 1 tune)
ST MaWi046 (Partial)
NOTES [51 words]: Manny/Wilson: "This is ... said to have been made up by two disgruntled souls ... who had not been invited to the wedding." - BS
Given their behavior, I can see why.
If you're wondering about the two different town names, "Kouchibouguac" is the name in the atlas, "Kishimaguac" the local pronunciation. - RBW
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