"Oh Dear, What Can the Matter Be?" is a popular Folk Song which is also taught to children as a Nursery Rhyme. The song has a simple structure with 3 lines repeated or nearly repeated, followed by a final line. This has given the song much scope for parody and several funny versions of the song have been heard and recorded. The sheet music, Midi and Mp3 files for this song can be downloaded using the links in the left-hand menu.