Molly Malone or Cockles and Mussels Lyrics and Chords

The lyrics to Molly Malone are well known across the world and are synonymous with the city of Dublin for many people.

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The song is in 3 / 4 time with nearly every chord change occurring on the main beat of the bar.

 

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Molly Malone lyrics and chords

 
In  
G 
Dublin’s fair  
Em 
city
 
Where the  
Am 
girls are so  
D7 
pretty,
 
I  
G 
first set my  
Em 
eyes
 
On sweet  
C 
Mollie 
 
Ma
D7 
lone.
 
As she  
G 
wheeled her wheel
Em 
barrow,
 
Through the  
Am 
streets broad and  
D7 
narrow
 
Crying  
G 
’Cockles and  
Em 
Mussels
 
A
G 
live, 
 
a
D7 
live, 
 
 
G 
oh’.
 
G 
Alive, alive,  
Em 
oh,
 
Am 
Alive, alive,  
D7 
oh,
 
Crying  
G 
’Cockles and  
Em 
Mussels,
 
G 
Alive, a  
D7 
live,
G 
oh’.

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She was a fishmonger,

But sure t’was no wonder,

For so were her father

And mother before.

And they both wheeled their barrow,

Through the streets wide and narrow,

Crying ‘Cockles and Mussels,

Alive, alive, oh’.

She died of a fever,

And no one could save her

And that was the end

Of sweet Mollie Malone.

Now her ghost wheels her barrow,

Through the streets broad and narrow,

Crying ‘Cockles and Mussels,

Alive, alive, oh’.

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Molly Malone lyrics and chords print version

In [G]Dublin’s fair [Em]city

Where the [Am]girls are so [D7]pretty,

I [G]first set my [Em]eyes

On sweet [C]Mollie Ma[D7]lone.

As she [G]wheeled her wheel[Em]barrow,

Through the [Am]streets broad and [D7]narrow

Crying [G]’Cockles and [Em]Mussels

A[G]live, a[D7]live, [G]oh’.

[G]Alive, alive, [Em]oh,

[Am]Alive, alive, [D7]oh,

Crying [G]’Cockles and [Em]Mussels,

[G]Alive, a [D7]live,[G]oh’.

She was a fishmonger,

But sure t’was no wonder,

For so were her father

And mother before.

And they both wheeled their barrow,

Through the streets wide and narrow,

Crying ‘Cockles and Mussels,

Alive, alive, oh’.

She died of a fever,

And no one could save her

And that was the end

Of sweet Mollie Malone.

Now her ghost wheels her barrow,

Through the streets broad and narrow,

Crying ‘Cockles and Mussels,

Alive, alive, oh’.

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