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Mary Mack - Scottish folk song - for guitar & ukulele

Posted on November 14, 2016 at 11:30 PM

I learnt this fun song at a couple of Scottish folk song workshops. It’s quite easy to play with just 2 chords, but if you sing it fast it’s a tongue-twister (and the chord changes are fast too).


I couldn’t find a Youtube clip with the exact tune or words I learnt, but the Morrigan recording is quite close, though with instrumental extras which I’ve left out of the song sheet. It’s at ;


Here are the links to the song sheets:


for guitar - L.8 Mary Mack_Key Am_Am, G


for ukulele – Uke L.5 Mary Mack_Key Am_Am, G


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