I'll Tell Me Ma chords

by Sham Rock

  • Writer: Unknown (Traditional Irish Folk Song)
  • This version of the song by Sham Rock is featured on their album - Tell Me Ma.
  • Music: Key of D Major in 4/4 time at 130 bpm (♩)
  • Easy Chords: Ideal for beginners
  • Chords: D, G, A7, C
  • Use the Transposer for any key changes
Numbered Circles: Fingers used to play chords   O: Optional Note
Barre Line: One finger holds down multiple strings   R: Root Note
Unmarked strings: Play open   X: Don't play string    B: Bass Note
D Major G Major A7 C Major
D Major G Major A7 C Major

I'll Tell Me Ma

Song Key is highlighted - Transpose to any other key
        D    
CHORUS: Tell me ma when I go home,
            A7                   D
        The boys won’t leave the girls a-lone,

        They pull my hair they stole my comb,
            A7                    D
        But that’s all right till I go home.
        D                 G
        She is hand-some, she is pret-ty
        D                   A7 
        She is the Belle of Bel-fast ci-ty,
        D                   G
        She is a court-ing, one two three
        A7                     D 
        Pray won’t you tell me who is she? ... x2
D 1. Al-bert Moo-ney says he loves her, A7 D All the boys are fight-in' for her, D Knock on the door and they ring that bell A7 D Oh my true love, are you well? D G Out she comes, as white as snow, D A7 With rings on her fing-ers and bells on her toes, D G Old Jen-ny Mur-ray says she will die A7 D If she couldn’t get the fel-la with the ro-vin' eye. 𝄑 D CHORUS: Tell me ma when I go home, A7 D The boys won’t leave the girls a-lone, They pull my hair they stole my comb, A7 D But that’s all right till I go home. D G She is hand-some, she is pret-ty D A7 She is the Belle of Bel-fast Ci-ty, D G She is a court-ing, one two three A7 D Pray won’t you tell me who is she? G C D G G C D G Instr: ||: - | - | - | - :|| D 2. Let the wind and the rain and the hail go high A7 D And the snow come a tumb-ling from the sky D She’s as nice as ap-ple pie A7 D And she’ll get her own lad by and by D G When she gets a lad of her own, D A7 She won’t tell her ma till she comes home, D G Let them all come as they will, A7 D For it’s Al-bert Moo-ney she loves still. 𝄑 D CHORUS: Tell me ma when I go home, A7 D The boys won’t leave the girls a-lone, They pull my hair they stole my comb, A7 D But that’s all right till I go home. D G She is hand-some, she is pret-ty D A7 She is the Belle of Bel-fast Ci-ty, D G She is a court-ing, one two three A7 D Pray won’t you tell me who is she? D G A7 D D G A7 D Instr: ||: - | - | - | - :|| G C D G G C D G ||: - | - | - | - :|| D 2. Let the wind and the rain and the hail go high A7 D And the snow come a tumb-ling from the sky D She’s as nice as ap-ple pie A7 D And she’ll get her own lad by and by D G When she gets a lad of her own, D A7 She won’t tell her ma till she comes home, D G Let them all come as they will, A7 D For it’s Al-bert Moo-ney she loves still. 𝄑 D CHORUS: Tell me ma when I go home, A7 D The boys won’t leave the girls a-lone, They pull my hair they stole my comb, A7 D But that’s all right till I go home. D G She is hand-some, she is pret-ty D A7 She is the Belle of Bel-fast Ci-ty, D G She is a court-ing, one two three A7 D Pray won’t you tell me who is she? ... x 3 D G A7 D Outro: Tell me... Tell me... Tell me who is she D G A7 D Tell me... Tell me... Tell me who is she D G A7 D Tell me... Tell me... Tell me who is she D G A7 D Tell me... Tell me... Tell me who is she...

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