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[Introduction]
A  Adim7  E7  A  

A
Now this here's the story about an escaped convict called Long Gone Lost John
A
Its got a nice chorus so if anybody wants to join in heres the way it goes,
A
Sing it for em boys--yeah

[Chorus]
       A    Adim7 E7   A
He's a long long  long gone, real nice
           A    Adim7 E7   A
Now he's a long long  long gone (here's a'what happened to him)

[Verse 1]
    A
Now Lost John standing by the railroad track
A                             E7      A
Waiting for the freight train to come back
    A
The freight train come back and never made no stop
N.C.
Lost John thought he'd have to ride the top, now he's a...

[Chorus]
A    Adim7 E7   A
long long  long gone, (bad boy)
       A    Adim7 E7   A
He's a long long  long gone yeah

[Verse 2]
    A
Now Lost John came into a country womans house
A                      E7         A
Sat there as quiet, as quiet as a mouse
A
Said Mr Lost John, "Be my friend,
N.C.
Be my friend until the end. 'Cos I'm a... "

[Chorus]
A    Adim7 E7   A
long long  long gone
          A    Adim7 E7   A
Everybody long long  long gone

[Verse 3]
        A
Now she said Lost John have some beer
     A                            E7       A
I'll send for the porter and I'll bring it here
A
He said "Now woman don't you buy no beer.
N.C.
The cops is my trail and they'll soon be here, and I'm a.."

[Chorus]
A    Adim7 E7   A
long long  long gone,
                A    Adim7 E7   A
In the mornin', long long  long gone

[Verse 4]
     A
Hey, Lost John needs a pair of shoes of his own
    A                 E7       A
The finest shoes that ever was worn
A
Ears on the front, ears behind
N.C.
You couldn't tell which a'way Lost John gwine. Now he's a 

[Chorus]
A    Adim7 E7   A
long long  long gone
       A    Adim7 E7   A
He's a long long  long gone

[Verse 5]
         A
And they caught Lost John put him in the pen
    A                              E7    A
The summer been a 'gonin' now he's out again
   A
If anybody asks you Who sung you the song
N.C.
Tell 'em Lonnie Donegan been here and gone

[Outro]
      A    Adim7 E7   A
Long, long long  gone
         A    Adim7 E7   A
Yeah I'm long long  long gone
        A    Adim7 E7   A
And I'm long long  long gone, (in the morning)
        A    Adim7 E7   A
And I'm long long  long gone

            
            
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