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Lost John ukulele

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either capo at at two or retune the uke to A D F# B  to play along

[Introduction]
G  Gdim7  D7  G  

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

[Chorus]
       G    Gdim7 D7   G
He's a long long  long gone, real nice
           G    Gdim7 D7   G
Now he's a long long  long gone (here's a'what happened to him)

[Verse 1]
    G
Now Lost John standing by the railroad track
G                             D7      G
Waiting for the freight train to come back
    G
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]
G    Gdim7 D7   G
long long  long gone, (bad boy)
       G    Gdim7 D7   G
He's a long long  long gone yeah

[Verse 2]
    G
Now Lost John came into a country womans house
G                      D7         G
Sat there as quiet, as quiet as a mouse
G
Said Mr Lost John, "Be my friend,
N.C.
Be my friend until the end. 'Cos I'm a... "

[Chorus]
G    Gdim7 D7   G
long long  long gone
          G    Gdim7 D7   G
Everybody long long  long gone

[Verse 3]
        G
Now she said Lost John have some beer
     G                            D7       G
I'll send for the porter and I'll bring it here
G
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]
G    Gdim7 D7   G
long long  long gone,
                G    Gdim7 D7   G
In the mornin', long long  long gone

[Verse 4]
     G
Hey, Lost John needs a pair of shoes of his own
    G                 D7       G
The finest shoes that ever was worn
G
Ears on the front, ears behind
N.C.
You couldn't tell which a'way Lost John gwine. Now he's a 

[Chorus]
G    Gdim7 D7   G
long long  long gone
       G    Gdim7 D7   G
He's a long long  long gone

[Verse 5]
         G
And they caught Lost John put him in the pen
    G                              D7    G
The summer been a 'gonin' now he's out again
   G
If anybody asks you Who sung you the song
N.C.
Tell 'em Lonnie Donegan been here and gone

[Outro]
      G    Gdim7 D7   G
Long, long long  gone
         G    Gdim7 D7   G
Yeah I'm long long  long gone
        G    Gdim7 D7   G
And I'm long long  long gone, (in the morning)
        G    Gdim7 D7   G
And I'm long long  long gone

            
            
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Mats Fagergren 2,192 Feb 24, 2017 06:20 PM

like the dim7 chord

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