“Johnny Will You Marry Me”


"Johnny will you marry me and take me out a danger?" "I won't marry you because you are a stranger." "Why didn't you tell me that before you told O'Farrell?"

Cross references

  • cf. "The Standard on the Braes o' Mar" (tune)


  • Murty Rabbett and Dan Sullivan, "Johnny Will You Marry Me" (on USBallinsloeFair)


Alternate titles: “Johnny Won't You Marry Me”; “Love Will You Marry Me”; “Love Won't You Marry Me”
Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1929 (for USBallinsloeFair, according to site irishtune.info, Irish Traditional Music Tune Index: Alan Ng's Tunography, ref. Ng #2618)