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Beach Boys - Sloop John B tab

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SLOOP JOHN B: BEACH BOYS (in: Ab) (traditional) 126 - 4/4

To play along with the Original, Transpose all Chords one Tone up,
or place a Capo on the 1st Fret.
|./.    |: Repeat the previous Chord and Measure of 4-counts.
++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++INTRO:

  1   2   3   4   1   2   3   4
e-7-------------|-------8-7-----
b---------------|-----------8---
g---------------|-------------7-
------------------------------------------------------------------------1:

  |G                     |./.      |./.             |./.
WE COME ON THE SLOOP JOHN B.     MY GRAND-FATHER AND ME.

 |./.         |./.         |D    |./.
A-ROUND NASSAU TOWN,  WE DO ROAM.

            |G     |./.          |C    |Am7
DRINKING ALL NIGHT,    GOT INTO A FIGHT.

      |G                |Am  D        |G    |./.
WELL I FEEL SO BROKE UP,   I WANNA GO  HOME.
===================================================================CHORUS:

  |G                    |./.    |./.                  |./.    |
SO HOIST UP THE JOHN B'S SAIL.   SEE HOW THE MAIN SAIL SETS.

./.                   |./.             |D    |./.
CALL FOR THE CAPTAIN A-SHORE, LET ME GO HOME.

         |G    |./.          |C         |Am7
LET ME GO HOME,    I WANNA GO HOME, YEAH YEAH.

      |G                |Am  D       |G    |./.
WELL I FEEL SO BROKE UP,   I WANNA GO HOME.
------------------------------------------------------------------------2:

   |G                |./.       |./.                   |./.
THE FIRST MATE HE GOT DRUNK, AND BROKE IN THE CAPTAIN'S TRUNK.

   |./.             |./.                 |D    |./.
THE CONSTABLE HAD TO COME, AND TAKE HIM A-WAY.

            |G     |./.                        |C         |Am7
SHERIFF JOHN STONE,    WHY DON'T YOU LEAVE ME A-LONE, YEAH YEAH.

      |G                |Am  D       |G    |./.
WELL I FEEL SO BROKE UP,   I WANNA GO HOME.
===================================================================CHORUS:

  |G                     |./.                  |
SO HOIST UP THE JOHN B'S (SA-IL),
                          HOIST UP THE JOHN BíS.
[ Tab from: http://www.guitaretab.com/b/beach-boys/1010.html ]
./.                   |./.                  |
SEE HOW THE MAIN SAIL (SE-TS),
                       SEE HOW THE MAIN SAIL.

./.                   |./.             |D              |./.
CALL FOR THE CAPTAIN A-SHORE, LET ME GO HOME, LET ME GO HOME.

           / (Break N.C.)
          |G                   |
I WANNA GO HOME, LET ME GO HOME.

                        |
WHY DONíT YOU LET ME GO (HOME),                |
                         HOIST UP THE JOHN B'S (SAIL),
                                                HOIST UP THE JOHN BíS.

 |G                |Am  D       |G               |./.
I FEEL SO BROKE UP,   I WANNA GO HOME, (LET ME GO HOME).
------------------------------------------------------------------------3:

   |G                      |./.      |./.              |./.
THE POOR COOK HE CAUGHT THE FITS, AND THREW AWAY ALL MY GRITS.

   |./.                |./.             |D    |./.
AND THEN HE TOOK AND HE ATE UP ALL OF MY CORN.

         |G    |./.                        |C    |Am7
LET ME GO HOME,    WHY DON'T THEY LET ME GO HOME.

    |G                 |Am     D        |G    |./.
THIS IS THE WORST TRIP,   I'VE EVER BEEN ON.
=========================================================OUTRO (Fade Out):

  |G                     |./.                  |
SO HOIST UP THE JOHN B'S (SA-IL),
                          HOIST UP THE JOHN BíS.

./.                   |./.                  |
SEE HOW THE MAIN SAIL (SE-TS),
                       SEE HOW THE MAIN SAIL.

./.                   |./.             |D              |./.
CALL FOR THE CAPTAIN A-SHORE, LET ME GO HOME, LET ME GO HOME.

          |G              |./.
I WANNA GO HOME, LET ME GO HOME.

                        |C
WHY DONíT YOU LET ME GO (HOME),                |Am7
                         HOIST UP THE JOHN B'S (SAIL),
                                                HOIST UP THE JOHN BíS.
 |G                |Am  D       |G    |
I FEEL SO BROKE UP,   I WANNA GO HOME.


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