Lyrics & Knowledge Personal Pages Record Shop Auction Links Radio & Media Kids Membership Help
The Mudcat Cafesj



User Name Thread Name Subject Posted
GUEST,Jimmy C Lyr Req: Gary Owen (not the old one) (56* d) RE: LYRICS for 05 Jul 00


Re Joe Offer's message;

Joe - I listened to the tune but it is not the one I'm talking about. I will have to try to get it to you somehow. The Lyrics (or most of them at least) of the Molly Bawn I am thinking of are as follows. It's been a long time since I thought of this song but I will try to get the missing words A.S.A.P. It may even be known as Brian Og and Molly Bawn?

P.S. The words of Garryowen in Glory will be forwarded as well - just after this.

Oh, come listen to my story, Molly Bawn,
For I'm bound for death or glory, Molly Bawn,
For I've listed in the army,
Where no more your eyes can harm me,
For they'd kill me while they charm me, Molly Bawn.

Oh, musha! You've been drinking, Brian Og.
I can tell it by your winking, oh you rogue!
For I know you're not the villain
That would take the Saxon shillin'
And do their dirty killin', Brian Og.

'Twas yourself that drove me to it, Molly Bawn.
When you read my death, you'll rue it, Molly Bawn.
When I'm in the thick of battle
Where the cannons loudly rattle,
????????????????????????? Molly Bawn.

???????????????????????????????????????? Brian Og.
???????????????????????????????????????? Brian Og.
Would you let that thief Phil Dornan
Come and wed me in the morning
???????????????????????????????????????? Brian Og?

Well now that you've confessed it, Molly Bawn,
I thought you might have guessed it, Molly Bawn.
????????????????????
????????????????????
The sergeant tried but missed it, Molly Bawn.

Can anyone fill in the blanks?

Thanks


Post to this Thread -

Back to the Main Forum Page

By clicking on the User Name, you will requery the forum for that user. You will see everything that he or she has posted with that Mudcat name.

By clicking on the Thread Name, you will be sent to the Forum on that thread as if you selected it from the main Mudcat Forum page.
   * Click on the linked number with * to view the thread split into pages (click "d" for chronologically descending).

By clicking on the Subject, you will also go to the thread as if you selected it from the original Forum page, but also go directly to that particular message.

By clicking on the Date (Posted), you will dig out every message posted that day.

Try it all, you will see.