Rich Wedding Cake, The

DESCRIPTION: The singer is offered a piece of cake. In it are "insides of old concertinas," flute keys, trout hooks...." They "blow a spot off of the side" with a cannon. When he bites into it "my tooth crumbled off on a button Of a trouser rolled up on the waist."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1958 (Peacock)
KEYWORDS: wedding food humorous talltale
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Peacock, pp. 92-93, "The Rich Wedding Cake" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #6467
RECORDINGS:
Everett Bennett, "The Rich Wedding Cake" (on PeacockCDROM) [one verse only]
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "Trinity Cake" (theme: an inedible cake)
File: Pea092

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