Skipper's Wedding, the
DESCRIPTION: "Good neighbours, I'm come for to tell you, Our skipper and Moll's to be wed; And if it be true what they're saying, Egad, we'll be rarely fed." The available foods are listed, as are the odd characters who will be present
AUTHOR: Words: William Stephenson ?
EARLIEST DATE: 1900 (Stokoe/Reay); Stephenson died 1836
KEYWORDS: marriage party music food
FOUND IN: Britain(England(North))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Stokoe/Reay, pp. 24-26, "The Skipper's Wedding" (1 text, 1 tune)
ST StoR024 (Partial)
cf. "The Blythesome Bridal" (theme) and references there
cf. "The Night Before Larry Was Stretched" (tune)
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