Three Blind Mice

An English nursery rhyme and musical round.

Published: 30 Jul 2014 Updated: 30 Jul 2014Visits: 215Code: UL586

INSTRUMENTS: Childrens Main: Any Others: Ukulele
Subjects: Beginner • Tab • Melody

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Three Blind Mice

Three Blind Mice is an English nursery rhyme and musical round. Presented here in two keys. The key of C Major in the open position and the key of D Major in position II. This is a simple melody that can be used as a reference fingering and position with the Playing by Ear series of lessons.

This is a simple melody that can be used as a reference fingering and position with the Playing by Ear series of lessons.

Melody Roadmap

3 2 1 3 2 1 5 4 4 3
M3 desc M2

  • The melody is entirely taken from a major scale.
  • Start on major third of scale and desc the scale to the root. Repeat and take it from there.

Three Blind Mice…

Three Blind Mice is in the The Daily Ukulele 365 Songs for Better Living book.

Strum a different song every day with easy arrangements of 365 of your favorite songs in one big songbook! The Daily Ukulele features ukulele arrangements with melody, lyrics and uke chord grids and are in ukulele-friendly keys that are particularly suited for groups of one to one hundred to play and sing.

Lyrics

Three blind mice. Three blind mice.
See how they run. See how they run.
They all ran after the farmer's wife,
Who cut off their tails with a carving knife,
Did you ever see such a sight in your life,
As three blind mice?

The Book

Published by Frederick Warne & Co., an illustrated children's book by John W. Ivimey entitled The Complete Version of Ye Three Blind Mice, fleshes the mice out into mischievous characters who seek adventure, eventually being taken in by a farmer whose wife chases them from the house and into a bramble bush, which blinds them. Soon after, their tails are removed by the butcher's wife when the complete version incorporates the original verse. The story ends with them using a tonic to grow new tails and recover their eyesight, learning a trade (making wood chips, according to the accompanying illustration), buying a house and living happily ever after. The book is now in the public domain.

Main Song Download(s)

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Three Blind Mice - Ukulele Melody

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Reference melody in standard music notation and TAB, in C Major and D Major for use with the Play By Ear lessons series.

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