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Jamaica Moon chords

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Lots of woosey guitar playing going on (a bottle of rum might help), but these appear to be the basic chords more or less. Was this info helpful? Yes No
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Artist: Chuck Berry
Song: Jamaica Moon
Album: Chuck (2017)
Written by Chuck Berry

C       x3555x
C7sus2  x35333
C6      x35555
C11     x33333
F       x-8-10-10-10-x
F7sus2  x-8-10-8-8-8
G       320003
G7      323001
G6      320000
G13     323000
C7      x32310
C6      x37xxx  (short riff at "rock and roll beautiful")
C7      x353xx  (short riff at "rock and roll beautiful")
F7      131211
F13     131231
F9      10101x


[Intro Riff, and all over the song]
e|------------------------------|-----12-12-10-----------------|
B|-10h11-/13-13---11---11-10h11-|-/13-13-13-11-----------------|
G|-10h12-/14-14---12---12-10h12-|-/14-14-14-12-----------------|
D|-10-------------10---10-10----|------------------------------|
A|------------------------------|------------------------------|
E|------------------------------|------------------------------|
  

[Verse 1]
   C                              C7sus2 
Me walkin' alone, me bring jug o' rum
   C                                           C7sus2
Me sit down on the sea shore till dee boat she come
   F                            F7sus2
Is long dee night, is quiet dee dock
    C                                 C7sus2
The boat a little late she do at 12 o'clock
   F                        F7sus2
Me watch dee tide come easy in
   G       G6        G13      G7
Is low dee moon, but high dee wind


[Chorus]
  C7          C6  C11         C7          C6  C11
Jamaica moon,               Jamaica moon


[Verse 2]
       C                                       C7sus2
Me was so alone, me couldn't help but open dee rum
   C                                      C7sus2
So long maybe dee wait until dee boat she come
   F                                  F7sus2
Me girl she love me she come back for me
   C                                           C7sus2
We set sail in dee morning, go back across dee sea
   F                                    F7sus2
We dock in New York, dee building be so high
    G               G6           G13         G7
She promised me dee honeymoon be so near dee sky


[Chorus]
  C7          C6  C11         C7          C6  C11
Jamaica moon,               Jamaica moon


[Verse 3]
   C                          C7sus2
Me still alone, me sip on dee rum
   C                                      C7sus2
Me head began to tell me that dee boat no come
   F                                         F7sus2
To bring me me love, bring me me ting, ting, ting
    C            C6 C7                       C7sus2
She rock and roll   beautiful, she dance and sing
    F                              F7sus2
She hold me close and she touch me lip
   G         G6            G13          G7
Me eyes they close, and me heart she go flip


[Chorus]
  C7          C6  C11         C7          C6  C11
Jamaica moon,               Jamaica moon


[Verse 4]
       C                                          C7sus2
Me lay down a little woosey, me been drinking dee rum
  C                                            C7sus2
Jamaica moon please tell me that dee boat will come
    F                                 F7sus2
She no can be me bride if she came to play
   C                                  C7sus2
Me have to let her go but me body say stay
   F                                     F7sus2
Me lay down on dee dock, was so good dee rum
   G              G6                G13      G7
Me fall asleep at noon here when de boat she come


[Chorus]
  C7          C6  C11         C7          C6  C11
Jamaica moon,               Jamaica moon


[Verse 5]
   C                              C7sus2
At twelve she come, till dawn she roam
     C                                                  C7sus2
They tell me that she look and wait and cry and go back home
    F                             F7sus2
Dee boat whistle blow, me open me eyes
C                                   C7sus2
So bright was dee sun, blue Jamaica sky
F7                        F13              F9
Down the pier me run, dee boat I still can see
G             G6          G13      G7
Sailing fast away with me bride to be


[Chorus]
  C7          C6  C11         C7          C6  C11
Jamaica moon,               Jamaica moon


[Verse 6]
       C                                        C7sus2
Now me broken heart is sailing on that boat she on
   C                                       C7sus2
Me see dee water trailing but dee boat she gone
   F                                      F7sus2
Me missed me bride to be, now me head low hung
   C                                    C7sus2
Me sleep too long, no more me touch dee rum
   F                                F7sus2
Is so dry me throat, me no more can sing
   G                G6     G13          G7
Me miss me bride to be, no have no ting ting


[Chorus]
  C7          C6  C11         C7                  C6  C11
Jamaica moon,              me loved one she gone
   C7                 C6  C11         C7               C6  C11    C7
Me walking back home,             me still all alone 

            
            
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