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Dwight Yoakam - Sloop John B (Chord)
Submitter: Koichi Kondo (408) on 3/7/13 2 comments
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Sloop John B
Recorded by Dwight Yoakam

Intro.:  (G) x 10 bars

(G)Come on the sloop john B, my grandfather and me
around Nassau town we did (D)roam
Drinking all (G)night, got into a (C)fight
Oh (Am) yeah, I (G)feel so broke up, (D) I want to go (G)home

(Chorus)
So (G)hoist up the John B's sail, see how the mainsail sets
Call for the Captain ashore, let me go home
Let me go (D)home, I wanna go (C)home, (Am)yeah
Oh, I (G)feel so broke up, (D) I wanna go (G)home

The (G)first mate he got drunk and broke in the cap'n's trunk
The constable had to come and take him a-(D)way
Sheriff, John (G)Stone, why don't you leave me a-(C)lone
Oh (Am)yeah, well, I (G)feel so broke up, (D) I wanna go (G)home

(Chorus)
So (G)hoist up the John B's sail, see how the mainsail sets
Call for the Captain ashore, let me go home, oh
Let me go home, why don't you let me go (C)home, oh (Am)yeah
I (G)feel so broke up, (D) I wanna go (G)home

Inst.:  ||(G) |(G) |(G) |(G) |(G) |(G) |(G) |(G) ||
        ||(G) |(G) |(G) |(G) |(D) |(D) |(D) |(D) ||
        ||(G) |(G) |(G) |(G) |(C) |(Bm) |(Am) |(Am) ||
        ||(G) |(G) |(D) |(D) |(G) |(G) |(G) |(G) ||

The (G)poor cook he caught the fits, threw away all my grits
Then he took and he ate up all of my (D)corn
Let me go (G)home, why don't they let me go (C)home, oh (Am)yeah
Oh, this (G)is the worst trip (D) I've ever been (G)on

(Chorus)
Oh, (G)hoist up the John B's sail, see how the mainsail sets
Call for the captain ashore, let me go (D)home
Let me go (G)home, I wanna go (C)home (Am)
This (G)is the worst trip (D) I've ever been (G)on

(Tag)
Oh, this (G)is the worst trip (D) I've ever been (G)on
Oh, this is the worst trip (D) I've ever been (G)on

Outro.:  / / / |(G) |(G) |(G) |(G) |(G) |(G) |(G) ||
         ||(G) |(G) |(G) |(G) |(D) |(D) |(D) |(D) ||
         ||(G) |(G) |(G) |(G) |(C) |(Bm) |(Am) |(Am) ||
         ||(G) |(G) |(D) |(D) |(G) |(G) |(G) |(G) ||
 
 Comments (click here to add a non-facebook comment)
Thank you very much, Can I also ask for the little riff he does in the beginning/intro?
-SVTDarkCobra | 4/6/2013
Thanks for your comment. The Tabs for the intro seem to be following.

| Repeat 4 times |
E|--------|--------||:--------|--------:||
B|--------|--------||:--00-00-|--00--0-:||
G|--------|------0-||:--00-00-|--00--0-:||
D|--------|0---2---||:--------|0---02--:||
A|----2---|--------||:----2---|--------:||
E|3-------|--------||:3-------|--------:||

-Koichi Kondo | 4/7/2013
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