It's Raining

Words & Music:


Arr: Peter Paul & Mary



G7    C  Am         C  Am       C   Am     C

It's raining, it's pouring, the old man is snoring

Am        C         Am                  C          Am        C   C7

Bumped his head and he went to bed & he couldn't get up in the morning.


Am    C    Am   C   Am     C         G7     C  Am  Em  G7

Rain rain, go away, come again some other day.

[spoken over "day":] "Hey, I got an idea!  We could all play hide and go seek inside.  Now, everybody hide and I'll be it!"


Cm     Gm    Cm      Gm  Cm     Gm     Cm    Gm

Star light, star bright, first star I see tonight,

Cm      Gm  Cm       G7  Cm        G7              Cm  Am  C  D

Wish I may, wish I might have the wish I wish tonight.



[spoken over "day":]  "Five, Ten, Fifteen, Twenty, Twenty-five, Thirty, Thirty-Five, Forty."


Cm     Gm      Cm             Gm    Cm     Gm     Cm    Gm

Lady Bug, Lady Bug, fly away home.  Your house is on fire,

Cm      Gm  Cm       G7   Cm        G7            Cm  Am  C  D

And your children-------, they will burn.  They will burn.



[spoken over "day":]  "Forty-Five, Fifty, Fifty-five, Sixty, Sixty-five, Seventy, Seventy-five, Eighty."


      Cm     Gm    Cm      Gm           Cm     Gm     Cm    Gm

No, I won't be my father's Jack.  No, I won't be my mother's Jill,

Cm      Gm  Cm       G7  Cm  G7            Cm  Am  C  D

I'll be a fiddler's wife and fiddle when I will.



[spoken over "day":]  "Eighty-Five, Ninety, Ninety-five, a Hundred.  Anyone round my base is it!  Ready or not, here I come!  Olly, Olly, Infree!"

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