BARRY MCGUIRE


Sloop John B. Lyrics

Old granddaddy and me
Would sail on the Sloop John B
Around Nassau town we did roam
Got into a fight
We were drinkin' all night
Ya, now I feel so brake up
I want to go home

C'mon now we'll run up the John B's sail
We gonna see how the mainsail sets
We gotta send for the Captain ashore
Oh let me go home,
I wanna go home,
yeah, let me go home
Don't ya know I feel so brake up
I just wanna go home

Now the first mate he got drunk
And broke up the people's trunk
The constable had to come and take him away
Ah, Sheriff John Stone
Can't you leave him alone
Oh now I feel so brake up, I just wanna go home

C'mon lets all sing it now
Ya, run up the John B's sail
We gonna see how the mainsail sets
We gotta send for the Captain ashore
Oh let me go home,
I wanna go home,
And let me go home
Ya now, I feel so brake up
I just wanna go home

And then the poor cook he, he took the fits (yeah)
He ate up all my grits
And then the first mate he got drunk
And drank up all of my corn (how he get in here again, I don't know)
Sheriff John Stone
Why don't ya leave him alone
C'mon now, I feel so brake up, I just wanna go home

Run up it up now, yeah...
We'll run up the John B's sail
We gonna see how the mainsail sets
We gotta send for the Captain ashore
Let me go home,
Ah, I wanna go home,
Ya let me go home
Don't ya know, I feel so brake up
I just wanna go home

Run up it up again, yeah...
Ah, run up the John B's sail
[Starts Fading] And see how the mainsail sets
We gotta see...

these lyrics are submitted by kaan

Songwriter(s): P. F. Sloan, Barry Mcguire, Steve Barri, Bones Howe
Copyright: Duchess Music Corp.
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