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Johnny Tod

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4:4 Key:C

[G]Johnny Todd, he [C]took a [G]notion
For to cross the [C]ocean [D]wide
And he le[G]ft his [C]love be[G]hind him
Walking [D]by the Liverpool [G]tide

[G]For a week, she [C]wept with [G]sorrow
Tore her hair and [C]wrung her [D]hands
Till she [G]met [C]another [G]sailor
Walking [D]by the Liverpool [G]sands

[G]Fair young maid are [C]you a [G]weeping
For your Johnny [C]gone to [D]sea
If you'll [G]wed with [C]me tom[G]orrow
I will [D]kind and constant [G]be

[G]I will buy you [C]sheets and [G]blankets
I'll buy you a [C]wedding [D]ring
You shall[G] have a [C]silver [G]cradle
For to [D]rock the baby [G]in

[G]Johnny Todd came [C]home from [G]sailing
Sailing on the [C]ocean [D]wide
And he's [G]found his [C]fair and [G]false one
Was [D]another sailor's [G]bride

[G]All young men who [C]go a [G]sailing
For to fight the [C]foreign [D]foe
Do not [G]leave your [C]love like [G]johnny
Marry [D]her before you [G]go


Added or amended 12th February 2021
Reproduced soley for
educational purposes


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