Goodnight, Ladies

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Music and Lyrics by Edwin Pearce Christy

VERSE 1

G 
Good night, ladies!

            D 
Good night, ladies!

G    G7     C 
Good night, ladies!

      G        D7        G 
We're going to leave you now.

CHORUS

G                      D           G 
Merrily we roll along, roll along, roll along,

                      D                   G 
Merrily we roll along o'er the dark, blue sea.

G                      D           G 
Merrily we roll along, roll along, roll along,

                      D                   G 
Merrily we roll along o'er the dark, blue sea.

VERSE 2

G 
Farewell, ladies!

          D 
Farewell, ladies!

G   G7    C 
Farewell, ladies!

      G        D7        G 
We're going to leave you now.

CHORUS

G                      D           G 
Merrily we roll along, roll along, roll along,

                      D                   G 
Merrily we roll along o'er the dark, blue sea.

G                      D           G 
Merrily we roll along, roll along, roll along,

                      D                   G 
Merrily we roll along o'er the dark, blue sea.

VERSE 3

G 
Sweet dreams, ladies!

              D 
Sweet dreams, ladies!

G     G7      C 
Sweet dreams, ladies!

      G        D7        G 
We're going to leave you now.

CHORUS

G                      D           G 
Merrily we roll along, roll along, roll along,

                      D                   G 
Merrily we roll along o'er the dark, blue sea.

G                      D           G 
Merrily we roll along, roll along, roll along,

                      D                   G 
Merrily we roll along o'er the dark, blue sea.

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Chords

Below is a list of all the chords in this song. Click on a chord to learn how to play the chord on a particular instrument.

Instrument Chords
Banjo C Major D Major D7 G Major G7
Guitar C Major D Major D7 G Major G7
Mandolin C Major D Major D7 G Major G7
Piano C Major D Major D7 G Major G7
Ukulele C Major D Major D7 G Major G7