Sloop John B

The Beach Boys

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Capo first fret

   G
We come on the Sloop John B, my grandfather and me
                          D
Around Nassau town, we do roam
             G
Drinking all night
           C   C/B Am
Got into a fight
        G               Am  D        G
Well, I feel so broke up, I wanna go home

So hoist up the John B's sail 
See how the mainsail sets
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

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

So hoist up the John B's sail (hoist up the John B's sail)
See how the mainsail sets (see how the mainsail sets)
Call for the Captain ashore, let me go home (let me go home)
          [N.C.]
I wanna go home, let me go home. (Why don't you let me go home?)
Hoist up the John B's sail (Hoist up the John B)
I feel so broke up,
I wanna go home (Let me go home)

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
Let me go home
Why don't they let me go home?
This is the worst trip I've ever been on

So hoist up the John B's sail (hoist up the John B's sail)
See how the mainsail sets (see how the mainsail sets)
Call for the Captain ashore, let me go home (let me go home)
(Fade out)