Sloop John B

Beach Boys

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 Ab
        We come on the sloop John B
My grandfather and me
 Eb
        Around Nassau town we do roam
 Ab
       Drinking all night
 DbDb/C
        Got into a fight    
 Ab
        Well I feel so broke up
 EbAb
        I wanna go home

Chorus (chord progression same as verses):

 2: (boist up tbe Jobn Bs sail
        So hoist up the John B's sail 
 2: (see bow tbe mainsail sets
        See how the mainsail sets 
 2: (let me go bome
        Call for the Captain ashore, let me go home 
Let me go home
I wanna go home, yeah yeah
Well I feel so broke up
I wanna go home

Verse 2:

The first mate he got drunk
And broke in the Captain's trunk
The constable had to come and take him away
Sheriff John Stone
Why don't you leave me alone, yeah yeah
Well I feel so broke up
I wanna go home

 repeat cborus w/acapella break
 :

 N.C.
                  
I wanna go home, let me go home
(Hoist up the John B's sail)
Why don't you let me go home
(Hoist up the John B's sail)
(Hoist up the John B)

(instruments re-enter)

I feel so broke up
I wanna go home (Let me go home)

Verse 3:

The poor cook he caught the fits
And threw away all my grits
And then he took and he ate up all of my corn
 double-time
        Let me go  home
Why don't they let me go home
This is the worst trip
I've ever been on

 repeat cborus to fade
 

-- another ace 60's tab from Andrew Rogers


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