Cockles And Mussels waltz

Also known as In Dublin’s Fair City, Molly Malone.

There are 12 recordings of a tune by this name.

Cockles And Mussels has been added to 29 tunebooks.

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Three settings

X: 1
T: Cockles And Mussels
R: waltz
M: 3/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
P:Introduction
c2 B d3|c2 B d3|c2 B3 G|A2 G4|]
P:1st Part
D2 G4|G2 G B3|(G2 A4)|A2 A c3|
w:In Dublin's fair ci-ty where~~the girls are~~so pret-ty
A2 B2 A2|G2 d2 c2|B2 B A3|(G2 A4)|]
w:I first set my eyes on sweet Mol-ly Ma-lone
D2 G4|G2 G B3|(G2 A4)|A2 A c3|
w:She~was pushin'~her wheel barr-ow through streets broad~and narr-ow
BAB d3|c2 B d3|c2 B3 G|A2 G4|]
w:cry-ing Cock-els! and Muss-els! a-live a-live-o!
D2 G4|G2 G B3|(G2 A4)|A2 A c3|
w:a-live a-live-o a-live a-live-o
BAB d3|c2 B d3|c2 B3 G|A2 G4|]
w:cry-ing Cock-els! and Muss-els! a-live a-live-o!
P:2nd Part
D2 G4|G2 G B3|(G2 A4)|A2 A c3|
w:She was a\-fish mong-er and sure\-'twas no won-der
A2 B2 A2|G2 d2 c2|B2 B A3|(G2 A4)|]
w:for so was her Fa-ther and Mo-ther be-fore
D2 G4|G2 G B3|(G2 A4)|A2 A c3|
w:they both pushed\-their barr-ows through streets broad~and narr-ow
BAB d3|c2 B d3|c2 B3 G|A2 G4|]
w:cry-ing Cock-els! and Muss-els! a-live a-live-o!
D2 G4|G2 G B3|(G2 A4)|A2 A c3|
w:a-live a-live-o a-live a-live-o
BAB d3|c2 B d3|c2 B3 G|A2 G4|]
w:cry-ing Cock-els! and Muss-els! a-live a-live-o!
P:3rd Part
D2 G4|G2 G B3|(G2 A4)|A2 A c3|
w:She died\-from a fev-er and no\-one could save her
A2 B2 A2|G2 d2 c2|B2 B A3|(G2 A4)|]
w:so that was the end of sweet Mol-ly Ma-lone
D2 (G4|G2) G B3|(G2 A4)|(A2 A) c3|
w:Her ghost~~~~~~wheels her barr-ow through~~~the streets broad~~~~and narr-ow
BAB d3|c2 B d3|c2 B3 G|A2 G4|]
w:cry-ing Cock-els! and Muss-els! a-live a-live-o!
D2 G4|G2 G B3|(G2 A4)|A2 A c3|
w:a-live a-live-o a-live a-live-o
BAB d3|c2 B d3|c2 B3 G|A2 G4|]
w:cry-ing Cock-els! and Muss-els! a-live a-live-o!
X: 2
T: Cockles And Mussels
R: waltz
M: 3/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
P:(I.AB.AC.AC)
P:I
[|c2 B d3 | c2 B d3 | c2 B3 G | A2 G4 |]
P:A
[|1,3,5 D2 G4 | G2 G B3 | (G2 A4) | A2 A c3 |]
P:B
[|2 A2 B2 A2 | G2 d2 c2 | B2 B A3 | (G2 A4) |]
P:C
[|4,6 B A B d3 | c2 B d3 | c2 B3 G | A2 G4 |]
X: 3
T: Cockles And Mussels
R: waltz
M: 3/4
L: 1/8
K: Cmaj
P:(I.AB.AC.AC)
P:I
[|F2 E G3 | F2 E G3 | F2 E3 C | D2 C4 |]
P:A
[|1,3,5 G2 c4 | c2 c e3 | (c2 d4) | d2 d f3 |]
P:B
[|2 d2 e2 d2 | c2 g2 f2 | e2 e d3 | (c2 d4) |]
P:C
[|4,6 e d e g3 | f2 e g3 | f2 e3 c | d2 c4 |]

Five comments

Cockles And Mussels

My own transcription of the song version with Lyrics

Molly Malone

Better known as Molly Malone, I would think?

Re: Molly Malone

More than likely. I usually just suss out what the most well known bands to play call it (Dubliners, Chieftans, even Sinead O’Connor). Most of their tracks call it Cockles and Mussels, so I just ran with it :)

Cockles And Mussels, X:3

Identical to Alan’s but in the key of C major