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Frankie And Johnny

Hughie Cannon

4:4 Key:C

Intro
[C] [C] [G7] [C]
1
[C]Frankie and Johnny was sweethearts, oh Lord how they did love[C7]
[F]Swore to be true to each other, true as the stars a[C]bove
He was her [G7]man, he wouldn't do her [C]wrong
2
[C]Frankie went down to the corner, just for a bucket of beer[C7]
[F]She says, Mr Bartender has my loving Johnny been [C]here
He's my [G7]man, he wouldn't do me w[C]rong
3
[C]I don't want cause you no trouble, I ain't gonna tell you no lie[C7]
[F]I saw your lover an hour ago with a gal named Nellie [C]Bligh
He was your [G7]man, but he's doing you [C]wrong
4
[C]Frankie looked over the transom, she saw to her surprise[C7]
[F]There on a cot sat Johnny, making love to Nellie [C]Bligh
He is my [G7]man, and he's doing me [C]wrong
[C] [C] [G7] [C]
5
[C]Frankie drew back her kimono, she took out a little 44[C7]
[F]Rooty toot toot, three times she shot, right through that hardwood [C]door
Shot her [G7]man, he was doing her [C]wrong
6
[C]Bring out the rubber tied buggy, bring out the rubber tied hack[C7]
[F]I'm taking my man to the graveyard, but I ain't gonna bring him [C]back
Lord, he was my [G7]man, and he done me [C]wrong

Instrumental
7
[C]Bring out a thousand policemen, bring 'em around today[C7]
[F]To lock me down in the dungeon cell, and throw that key a[C]way
I shot my [G7]man, he was doing me [C]wrong
8
[C]Frankie said to the warden what are they going to do[C7]
[F]The warden he said to Frankie, it's electric chair for [C]you
'Cause you shot your [G7]man, he was doing you [C]wrong
9
[C]This story has no moral, this story has no end[C7]
[F]This story just goes to show, that there ain't no good in [C]men
He was her [G7]man, and he done her [C]wrong

Added or amended 13th February 2021
Reproduced soley for
educational purposes


Soprano/Concert/Tenor Ukulele Chords
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