The Dubliners - Molly Malone

Verse 1

    C                   Am

In Dublin's fair city,

                   Dm             G

where the girls are so pretty,

  C                  Em                    Dm         G

I first set my eyes on sweet Molly Malone,

            C                                Am

As she wheeled her wheel-barrow,

                Dm                         G

Through streets broad and narrow,

              C                   Em           G                C

Crying, "Cockles and mussels, alive, alive, oh!"


Chorus

   C               Am

"Alive, alive, oh,

   Dm          G

Alive, alive, oh",

             C                    Em            G              C

Crying "Cockles and mussels, alive, alive, oh".


Verse 2

        C               Am

She was a fishmonger,

        Dm                 G

And sure 'twas no wonder,

       C                   Em             Dm            G

For so were her father and mother before,

                C                                Am

And they each wheeled their barrow,

                Dm                         G

Through streets broad and narrow,

              C                   Em           G                C

Crying, "Cockles and mussels, alive, alive, oh!"


Chorus

    C              Am

"Alive, alive, oh,

  Dm           G

Alive, alive, oh",

             C                    Em          G                C

Crying "Cockles and mussels, alive, alive, oh".


Verse 3

        C             Am

She died of a fever,

        Dm                 G

And no one could save her,

        C                    Em                 Dm          G

And that was the end of sweet Molly Malone.

                C                            Am

Now her ghost wheels her barrow,

                Dm                         G

Through streets broad and narrow,

              C                   Em           G                C

Crying, "Cockles and mussels, alive, alive, oh!"


Chorus

   C               Am

"Alive, alive, oh,

   Dm          G

Alive, alive, oh",

             C                    Em          G                C

Crying "Cockles and mussels, alive, alive, oh".

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