Sloop John B

Beach Boys


 Ab
        We come on the sloop John B
My grandfather and me
 Eb
        Around Nassau town we do roam
 AbAbmaj7Ab7
       Drinking all night 
 DbDbm
        Got into a fight    
 Ab
        Well I feel so broke up
 EbAb
        I wanna go home

Chorus (chord progression same as verses):

 Ab2: (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 
 Eb2: (let me go bome
        Call for the Captain ashore, let me go home 
 AbAbmaj7Ab7
        Let me go home 
 DbDbm
        I wanna go home, yeah yeah
 Ab
        Well I feel so broke up
 EbAb
        I wanna go home

 Ab
        The first mate he got drunk
And broke in the Captain's trunk
 Eb
        The constable had to come and take him away
 AbAbmaj7Ab7
        Sheriff John Stone 
 DbDbm
        Why don't you leave me alone, yeah yeah
 Ab
        Well I feel so broke up
 EbAb
        I wanna go home

 Ab2: (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 
 Eb2: (let me go bome
        Call for the Captain ashore, let me go home 
 AbAbmaj7Ab7
        Let me go home 
 DbDb/C
        I wanna go home, yeah yeah
 Ab
        Well I feel so broke up
 EbAb
        I wanna go home

 N.C.
                  
 AbAbmaj7Ab7
        I wanna go home, let me go home
(Hoist up the John B's sail)
 DbDb7
        Why don't you let me go home
(Hoist up the John B's sail)
(Hoist up the John B)
 Ab
        I feel so broke up
 EbAb
        I wanna go home (Let me go home)

 Ab
        The poor cook he caught the fits
And threw away all my grits
 Eb
        And then he took and he ate up all of my corn
 Abdouble-timeAbmaj7Ab7
        Let me go  home 
 DbDb7
        Why don't they let me go home
 Ab
        This is the worst trip
 EbAb
        I've ever been on

 Ab2: (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 
 Eb2: (let me go bome
        Call for the Captain ashore, let me go home 
 AbAbmaj7Ab7
        Let me go home 
 DbDb/C
        I wanna go home, yeah yeah
 Ab
        Well I feel so broke up
 EbAb
        I wanna go home

-- another ace 60's tab from Andrew Rogers


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Ab Ab7 Abmaj7 Db Db/C Db7 Dbm Eb
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