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Chip2447 Songs about Molly Maguires (110* d) Lyr Add: THE GHOST OF MOLLY MAGUIRE 11 Feb 07


I don't have any background or cooyright information, but here are the Lyrics as sung by "Hair of the Dog at the Parting Glass" by Hair of the Dog

THE GHOST OF MOLLY MAGUIRE

The wind blows cold at night,
The brave are melancholy.
If you stand in the dark
with your ear to the wind
You'll hear the sound of Molly.
Deep in the dark of that old mine shaft
you smell the smoke and fire
and the murmur low
in the mine below
is the ghost of Molly Maguire.

Let me tell you me boys
(Michael Toil) is my name
I come from (Corbin) county
I shot the boss of the Wexford mine
My soul is up for bounty.
And I will die with my head held high
I fought for the men below.
The men who work and fight and die
Down in that black hellhole.

Well, I'll tell you my boys Michael Finnegan's my name
I'm hanging high in the morning.
But I shot Jack Jones for (stealing) my bones.
(I kept the sound from Molly)
And I will die with my head held high
I fought for the men below.
The men who work and fight and die
Down in that black hellhole.

Well I tell you me boys (Alex Scaple)'s my name
No pistol did I fire
And I will fall from the gallows wall
for being a Molly Maguire
Yes I'll die with my head held high
I fought for the men below.
The men who work and fight and die
Down in that black hellhole.

The wind blows cold at night,
The brave are melancholy.
If you stand in the dark
with your ear to the wind
You'll hear the sound of Molly.
Deep in the dark of that old mine shaft
you smell the smoke and fire
and the murmur low
in the mine below
It's the ghost of Molly Maguire
It's the ghost of Molly Maguire.


Chip2447


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