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Sloop John B

Traditional

4:4 Key: G

We [G]come on the sloop [C]John [G]B
My grandfather [C]and [G]me
Around Nassau town we did [Am]roam [D]
Drinking all [G]night [G7]
Got into a [C]fi - [Cmaj7]- [A]ght
Well, I [G]feel so broke up
[D]I want to go [G]home [C][G]

Chorus
So hoist up the John [C]B's s[G]ail
See how the main[C]sail [G]sets
[G]Call for the Captain ashore
let me go [Am]home [D]
Let me go [G]home [C][G]
I wanna go [C]home, [Cmaj7]yeah [A]yeah
Well, I [G]feel so broke up
[D]I wanna go [G]home [C][G] )


The first mate [C]he got [G]drunk
Broke in the Cap'[C]n's [G]trunk
The constable had to come and take him a[Am]way[D]
Sheriff John [G]Stone, [C] [G]
Why don't you leave me [C]alone, [Cmaj7]yeah [A]yeah
Well, I [G]feel so broke up
[D]I want to go [G]home [C] [G]
Chorus

Well [G]the Captain's a wic[C]ked [G]man
And he gets drunken any time [C]he [G]can
And he don't give a damn for grandpappy or [Am]me [D]
He kicks us a[G]round [G7]
And he knocks us [C]ab-[Cmaj7]-[A]out
Well I [G]feel so broke up
[D]I want to go [G]home [C] [G]
Chorus

The poor cook he caught [C]the [G]fits
And threw away all [C]my [G]grits
And then he took and he ate up all of my [Am]corn [D]
Let me go [G]home [C] [G]
Why don't they let me go [C]home? [Cmaj7] [A]
This [G]is the worst trip
[D]I've ever been [G]on [C] [G]

Chorus



Added or amended 8th February 2014
Reproduced soley for
educational purposes


Soprano/Concert/Tenor Ukulele Chords
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