Irish Jubilee, The

DESCRIPTION: "A short while ago An Irishman named Doherty Was elected to the Senate By a very large majority." This is cause for a tremendous party, described in loving and silly detail, e.g. those invited included "Old men, young men, Girls who were not men at all."
AUTHOR: Words: James Thornton / Music: Charles Lawler
EARLIEST DATE: 1890 (sheet music)
KEYWORDS: party humorous political
FOUND IN: US(MW,So) Canada(Mar) Ireland
REFERENCES (9 citations):
Randolph 472, "The Irish Jubilee" (1 text, 1 tune)
Randolph/Cohen, pp. 363-366, "The Irish Jubilee" (1 text, 1 tune -- Randolph's 472)
Peters, pp.286-288, "Irish Jubilee" (1 text, 1 tune)
Stout 80, pp. 101-102, "The Irish Jubilee" (1 text)
Ives-DullCare, pp. 160-162,247, "Irish Jubilee" (1 text, 2 tunes)
Spaeth-WeepMore, pp. 225-228, "The Irish Jubilee" (1 text, 1 tune)
Morton-Ulster 49, "The Irish Jubilee" (1 text, 1 tune)
OCroinin-Cronin 166, "The Irish Jubilee" (1 text)
ADDITIONAL: James P. Leary, Compiler and Annotator, _Wisconsin Folklore_ University of Wisconsin Press, 2009, article "The Wanigan Songbook" by Isabel J. Ebert, pp. 215-216, "Irish Jubilee" (1 text, sung by Emory DeNoyer)

Roud #2916
cf. "Auld Lang Syne" (tune for final half-verse)
cf. "The Kelligrews Soiree"
cf. "O'Dooley's First Five O'Clock Tea" (theme)
cf. "Gilhooly's Dinner Party" (theme)
File: R472

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