Lyrics

Way down in the county Kerry, in a place they call Tralee
A fine old couple they lived there - Kate and Pat Magee
They were going to have a party on their Golden Jubilee
Now Kate says she to Pat Magee come and listen here to me
 
Put on your old knee-britches and your coat of emerald green
Take off that hat me darlin' Pat, put on your old caibin
For today's our Golden Wedding and I'll have you all to know
Just how we looked when we were wed, fifty years ago
 
Oh, well do I remember, how we danced on the village green
You held me in your arms, dear Pat, and called me your cailin
Your hair was like a raven's wing, but now it's turning grey
Come over here old sweetheart dear, and hear what I've to say
 
Put on your old knee-britches and your coat of emerald green
Take off that hat me darlin' Pat, put on your old caibin
For today's our Golden Wedding and I'll have you all to know
Just how we looked when we were wed, fifty years ago
 
And well do I remember, when first I was your bride
In the little chapel on the hill where we stood side by side
Of good friends we've had many, of troubles we've had few
Come over here old sweetheart dear, and here's what you must do
 
Put on your old knee-britches and your coat of emerald green
Take off that hat me darlin' Pat, put on your old caibin
For today's our Golden Wedding and I'll have you all to know
Just how we looked when we were wed, fifty years ago

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