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Johnny Todd

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Johnny Todd song lyrics and guitar chords. 2/4 (Traditional English Folk Song)
Lyrics and chords fit the Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem on their album ‚The First Hurrah!’ .

Intro: one instrumental verse

(C)Johnny Todd he (F)took a (C)notion
For to cross the (F)ocean (G7)wide.
And he (C)left his (F)love be(G7)hind (C)him
Walking by the (G7)Liverpool (C)tide. -C-C-G7-C

(C)For a week she (F)wept with (C)sorrow,
Tore her hair and (F)wrung her (G7)hands
Till she (C)met an(F)other (G7)sai(C)lor
Walking by the (G7)Liverpool (C)sands. -C-C-G7-C

(C)Why fair maid are (F)you a-(C)weeping
For your Johnny (F)gone to (G7)sea?
If you'll (C)wed (F)with me to(G7)mor(C)row
I will kind and (G7)constant (C)be. -C-C-G7-C

(C)I will buy you (F)sheets and (C)blankets,
I'll buy you a (F)wedding (G7)ring.
You shall (C)have a (F)gilded (G7)cra(C)dle
For to rock the (G7)baby (C)in.
Bridge: one instrumental verse

(C)Johnny Todd came (F)home from (C)sailing,
Sailing on the (F)ocean (G7)wide,
And he (C)found his (F)fair and (G7)false (C)one
Was another (G7)sailor's (C)bride.

(C)All you men who (F)go a-(C)sailing
For to fight the (F)foreign (G7)foe.
Do not (C)leave your (F)love like (G7)John(C)ny,
Marry her be(G7)fore you (C)go!
Outro: C-C-F-C   C-C-G7-C

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