ARTIST: Chuck Berry
TITLE: Johnny B. Goode
Lyrics and Chords

Deep down in Louisiana close to New Orleans
Way back up in the woods among the evergreens
There stood a log cabin made of earth and wood
Where lived a country boy named Johnny B. Goode
He never ever learned to read or write so well
But he could play the guitar like a-ringing a bell

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Go go Johnny go, go
Go Johnny go, go
Go Johnny go, go
Johnny B. Goode

He used to carry his guitar in a gunny sack
And sit beneath the trees by the railroad track
Old engineers would see him sitting in the shade
Strummin' to the rhythm that the drivers made
People passing by would stop and say
Oh, my how that little country boy could play


His mother told him, "Someday you will be a man
And you will be the leader of a big old band
Many people coming from miles around
To hear you play your music when the sun go down
Maybe some day your name'll be in lights
Saying Johnny B. Goode tonight


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