“Larry Magee's Wedding”


Larry "dwelt in a fashionable part of the city An illigant fine mansion." The dancers, drinkers and eaters "at the grand wedding" are named. All the old songs are sung. The wedding ends with a grand fight.


Broadside LOCSinging as107470: H. De Marsan dating per _Studying Nineteenth-Century Popular Song_ by Paul Charosh in American Music, Winter 1997, Vol 15.4, Table 1, available at FindArticles site. - BS

Cross references


  • LOCSinging, as107470, "Larry Magee's Wedding," H. De Marsan (New York), 1861-1864


  1. O'Conor pp. 83-84, "Larry Magee's Wedding" (1 text)
  2. BI, OCon083


Author: Samuel Lover (1797-1868)
Earliest date: before 1865 (broadside, LOCSinging as107470)
Found in: Ireland