ukulele
                             
We  
[G]come on the sloop,  
[C]John  
[G]

My grandfather  
[C]and  
[G]me 

Around Nassau town we did  
[D]roam 

Drinking all  
[G]night, got into a  
[C]fight  
[Am] 

Well, I  
[G]feel so broke up  
[D]I  
[D7]want to go  
[G]home 

So  
[G]hoist up the  
[C]John  
[G]B's sail 

See how the  
[C]main 
[G]sail sets 

Call for the Captain ashore let me go  
[D]home 

Let me go  
[G]home, I wanna go  
[C]home,  
[Am]yeah yeah 

Well, I  
[G]feel so broke up  
[D]I  
[D7]want to go  
[G]home 

The  
[G]first mate he  
[C]got  
[G]drunk 

And broke in the  
[C]Cap 
[G]tain's trunk 

The constable had to come and take him a 
[D]way 

Sheriff John  
[G]Stone, why don't you leave me A 
[C]lone,  
[Am]yeah yeah 

Well, I  
[G]feel so broke up  
[D]I  
[D7]want to go  
[G]home 

So  
[G]hoist up the  
[C]John  
[G]B's sail 

See how the  
[C]main 
[G]sail sets 

Call for the Captain ashore let me go  
[D]home 

Let me go  
[G]home, I wanna go  
[C]home,  
[Am]yeah yeah 

Well, I  
[G]feel so broke up  
[D]I  
[D7]want to go  
[G]home 

The  
[G]poor cook he caught  
[C]the  
[G]fits 

And threw away all  
[C]my  
[G]grits 

And then he took and he ate up all of my  
[D]corn 

Let me go  
[G]home, I wanna go  
[C]home,  
[Am]yeah yeah 

This  
[G]is the worst trip  
[D]I've  
[D7]ever been  
[G]on 

So  
[G]hoist up the  
[C]John  
[G]B's sail 

See how the  
[C]main 
[G]sail sets 

Call for the Captain ashore let me go  
[D]home 

I wanna go  
[C]home - why don't you let me go  
[G]home... 

...Instrumental chorus (words for timing only)... 

So  
[G]hoist up the  
[C]John  
[G]B's sail 

See how the  
[C]main 
[G]sail sets 

Call for the Captain ashore let me go  
[D]home 

I wanna go  
[C]home - why don't you let me go  
[G]home... 

...Start singing again... 

So  
[G]hoist up the  
[C]John  
[G]B's sail 

See how the  
[C]main 
[G]sail sets 

Call for the Captain ashore let me go  
[D]home 

I wanna go  
[C]home - why don't you let me go  
[G]home... 

I  
[G]feel so broke up  
[D]I  
[D7]want to go  
[G]home 

I  
[G]feel so broke up  
[D]I  
[D7]want to go  
[G]home!