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Sung by Murray of Holden, Maine, who says it was written by a fellow named Nesbeth, and that it had a chorus in Irish, which was not safe to sing in some parts of Bangor. Picked up in 1914 by W. M. Hardy.
1 It's of a gay wedding,
As you soon shall hear, Got up in good style, An' it ain't far from here.
2 It's Arthur De Laney
Tamson to Killrye; He was the darlint, The dancing bug boy.
3 Three hundred gay fellows
That day marched along, All with their great cudgels Both brave and strong.
4 You '11 think them the locusts
From the E-gyptian plains, And like the wild devils Let loose from their chains.