Getting Married (Hog and Hominy)

DESCRIPTION: Singing game. "Here stands a loving couple, Join heart and hand, One wants a wife, And the other wants a man." They hope to agree to marry and have hog and harmony. Once married, the man goes to war. After the war, he joyfully returns home.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1916 (Wolford)
KEYWORDS: playparty love courting war separation reunion
FOUND IN: US(MW)
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Wolford, pp. 43-44=WolfordRev, p. 174, "Getting Married" (1 text)
Neely, p. 203, "Hog and Hominy" (1 text)
Newell, #10, "Marriage" (2 texts)

Roud #7894
File: Neel203

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