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When Will We be Wed
Traditional, PD. Adapted by w. S. Messer. Recorded by Darby O'Gill,
"Waitin' for a Ride", 1996, Dog Sheet Music. (et al).
Notes: The Waterboys learned this in South Africa. It's roots are Irish.
Scott wrote the third verse, which is a bit naughty.
When Will We be Wed
Traditional . Adapted by W. S. Messer
“Waitin’ for a Ride�, Darby O’Gill, 1996

Am                               G        Am                   E
When will we be married Molly, when will we be wed
Am                                       E               (E7)
When will we be bedded in the same bed
Am                                     G        Am                  G
Oh, when will we be married Molly, when will we be wed
Am                                        E               (E7)
When will we be bedded in the same bed

Now you’ve got your eye on Johnnie, big Johnnie Fee
You’ve got your eye on Johnnie and a fine man he
Well, you’ve got your eye on Johnnie, but you better let him be
‘Cause when you go, Molly o’, you’ll be goin’ with me

When will we be married Molly, when will we be wed
When will we be bedded in the same bed
Oh, when will we be married Molly, when will we be wed
When will we be bedded in the same bed

Now you got your eye on Jerry, little Jerry Lee
You got your eye on Jerry and a rich man he
Well, you got your eye on Jerry, but you better let him be
‘Cause when you go Molly o’, you’ll be goin’ with me

When will we be married Molly, when will we be wed
When will we be bedded in the same bed
Oh, when will we be married Molly, when will we be wed
When will we be bedded in the same bed

Now you father thinks I’m crazy, and you mother thinks I’m mad
And your sister says that I’m the worst man she’s ever had
Your brother says your better, to go join the nunnery
Oh, but when you go Molly o’, you’ll be goin’ with me

When will we be married Molly, when will we be wed
When will we be bedded in the same bed
Oh, when will we be married Molly, when will we be wed
When will we be bedded in the same bed

Oh, I’ve got a fine bow, for your bonnie head

When will we be married Molly, when will we be wed
When will we be bedded in the same bed
When will we be married Molly, when will we be wed
When will we be bedded in the same bed
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