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Birnie Bouzle / When Will We Be Wed
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A medley of two songs. Birnie Bouzle sung in Scottish with When will we be Married Molly
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World - Traditional Celtic
Previous peak charts position #22
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Trad. PD.
1996, Darby O'Gill
December 31, 2006
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MP3 3.7 MB  •  320 kbps  •  4:03
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Story behind the song
Both sings are proposals of marriage. The Birnie Bouzle is an area of cheep housing near Aberdeen, Scotland. The Waterboys learned When will we be married Molly in South Africa. It's roots are Irish. Scott wrote the third verse, which is a bit naughty.
Lyrics
Birnie Bouzle Traditional, adapted by W. Scott Messer Waitin for a Ride, Darby OGill, 1996 Am G (F# - Em) Gin ye marry me, lassie, at the kirk o Birnie Bouzle Am G (Em) Am Till the day ye dee, lassie, ye will neer repent it G (F# - Em) And ye sall wear when we are wed the kirtle and the hilan plaid Am G (Em) Am Sleep upon a feather bed, sae couthie and sae cantie And ye sall gan sae braw, lassie, at the kirk o Birnie Bouzle Little brouges and a, lassie, vow, but yell be cantie And yer wee-bit tocher is but sma, but hoddon-grey will wear for a Ill save my siler tae mak ye braw and ye will neer repent it Gin ye marry me, lassie, at the kirk o Birnie Bouzle Till the day ye dee, lassie, ye will neer repent it And yell hae bonnie bairnes and a, some lassies fair and laddies braw Like their mither, yin and a and yer faither, hes consented Gin ye marry me, lassie, at the kirk o Birnie Bouzle Till the day ye dee, lassie, ye will neer repent it. When Will We be Wed Traditional . Adapted by W. S. Messer Waitin for a Ride, Darby OGill, 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 youve got your eye on Johnnie, big Johnnie Fee Youve got your eye on Johnnie and a fine man he Well, youve got your eye on Johnnie, but you better let him be Cause when you go, Molly o, youll 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, youll 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 Im crazy, and you mother thinks Im mad And your sister says that Im the worst man shes ever had Your brother says your better, to go join the nunnery Oh, but when you go Molly o, youll 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, Ive 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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