“Johnny Will You Marry Me”

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)
Keywords: courting rejection dialog nonballad

Description

"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?"

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