Oranges and Lemons


(Folk song / Nursery Rhyme)

Oranges and lemons
Say the bells of St. Clements
I owe you five farthings
Say the bells of St. Martins
When will you pay me?
Say the bells at Old Bailey
When I grow rich
Say the bells at Shoreditch
Here comes a candle to light you to bed
Here comes a chopper to chop off your head*

(See my more child-friendly lyrics below!)

See also

  • Song with chords,¬†Adapted lyrics (PDF)
  • MIDI file
  • Listen to the song

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