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Broadside ballad entitled 'Cocky-Bendie's Wedding O'
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This Popular Song can always be had at the Poets' Box.
In Airdrie town in fifty nine,
To hold Cocky-Bendie's wedding O.
To celebrate the marriage O.
Durum doo a doo, &c.
The groom was decked out that day,
To celebrate his wedding O.
That night upon her wedding O.
Then to the manse they all did go,
And consummate your wedding O.
That night upon their wedding O.
And Joiner Barney was the cook,
At Cocky-Bendie's wedding O.
But at length the bride was led away,
That night of both their wedding O.
I '11 never rue my wedding O.
And now since Cocky's wed for life,
You know he must maintain his wife ;
I hope to help him you will strive,
Since he gave you his wedding O.
May health and happiness be his,.
In love and true connubial bliss,
And lots of young ones make a fiz,
Probable period of publication:
1880-1900 shelfmark: L.C.Fol.70(59a)