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
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
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
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
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
Marry her be(G7)fore you (C)go!
Outro: C-C-F-C C-C-G7-C