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Mary Mack (Traditional Scottish patter song)

See also: Mari-Mac (Great Big Sea)

Mary Mack's mother's making Mary Mack marry me,
My mother's making me marry Mary Mack;
I'm gonna marry Mary so my Mary
will take care o' me,
We'll all be feeling merry when I marry Mary Mack.
Now there's a nice wee lass
and her name is Mary Mack,
Make no mistake she's the girl I gonna take;
And a lot of other fellas would get her on her back,
But I'm thinkin' they'll have to get up early.

Now this wee lass she has a lot of cash,
She has a lot of brass...her father thinks I'm gas;
I'd be a silly ass to let the matter pass,
Her father thinks she suits me very fairly.

Mary Mack's mother's making Mary Mack marry me,
My mother's making me marry Mary Mack;
I'm gonna marry Mary so my Mary
will take care o' me,
We'll all be feeling merry when I marry Mary Mack.
Now there's a nice wee lass
and her name is Mary Mack,
Make no mistake she's the girl I gonna take;
And a lot of other fellas would get her on her back,
But I'm thinkin' they'll have to get up early.

Now Mary and her mother
gang an awful lot together,
In fact you hardly ever see
the one without the other;
And all the fellas wonder is it Mary or her mother,
Or both of them together that I'm courtin'.

Mary Mack's mother's making Mary Mack marry me,
My mother's making me marry Mary Mack;
I'm gonna marry Mary so my Mary
will take care o' me,
We'll all be feeling merry when I marry Mary Mack.
Now there's a nice wee lass
and her name is Mary Mack,
Make no mistake she's the girl I gonna take;
And a lot of other fellas would get her on her back,
But I'm thinkin' they'll have to get up early.

Now the weddin' day's on Wednesday
and everything's arranged,
Her name will soon be changed to mine
unless her mind be changed;
I'm making the arrangements,
I'm just about deranged,
For marriage is an awful undertaking!

Mary Mack's mother's making Mary Mack marry me,
My mother's making me marry Mary Mack;
I'm gonna marry Mary so my Mary
will take care o' me,
We'll all be feeling merry when I marry Mary Mack.
Now there's a nice wee lass
and her name is Mary Mack,
Make no mistake she's the girl I gonna take;
And a lot of other fellas would get her on her back,
But I'm thinkin' they'll have to get up early.

####.... Author unknown. Traditional Scottish patter song ....####


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