So Long Johnny Chords & Lyrics Artist:

Chords (click graphic to learn to play)

Am chord Am7 chord Bb chord C chord Cm chord Eb chord E7 chord F sharp 7 chord Fm7 chord G chord G7 chord Ebm7 chord Em7 chord Fmaj7 chord Cm7 chord
C Sharp minor 7 chord
Dmaj7 chord
F Sharp minor 7 chord
Abmaj7 chord G7sus4 chord E7sus4 chord F#7-9 chord A7-9 chord A7+9 chord Bbmaj7/F chord Dbmaj7/Ab chord F#7+9 chord
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How To Play

Capo: 3rd fret

( another version presented after this first version and then without capo )
 
( chords within () are optional.)
 
INTRO
 
E7sus4 E7
|---5--4-2-0-2----|
|--3----------3-0-|
|-4------------2--|
|-----------------|
|-----------------|
|-----------------|
 
Dmaj7 Am7 Dmaj7 Am7
 
VERSE
 
Dmaj7              F#m7
    Hold me close, show me a smile
Bbmaj7/F                Fmaj7
I'll just be gone for a little while
Dmaj7
Johnny,
 
CHORUS
 
Dmaj7 C#m7  Cm7 Dmaj7
..so  long  Johnny
Dmaj7                      Am7
Promise you'll wait for me
Am7 Dmaj7        Am7
Um, wait for me
 
[verse2]
Dmaj7          F#m7
  I will write twice every day
Bbmaj7/F                Fmaj7
Here in my heart you'll always stay
Dmaj7
Trust me,
 
CHORUS
 
Dmaj7 C#m7  Cm7 Dmaj7
..so  long  Johnny
Dmaj7                      Am7
Promise you'll wait for me
Am7 Dmaj7
Um, wait for me
 
[intermission]
           G          C
There is a boy I left behind
C                 Am    Fmaj7
He's in love with me
Fmaj7                             C
And I want to see him and try to explain
C        Am          Fmaj7
He and I are through
Fmaj7                                  C
Let me come to you with a love that is free
C           F#7          ( F#7+9 F#7-9 )
The way you came to me
 
[verse3]
 
Dmaj7           F#m7
  Johnny, dear, please understand
Bbmaj7/F               Fmaj7
It's gonna be just the way we planned
Dmaj7
Hold on,
 
[outro-chorus]
 
Dmaj7 C#m7  Cm7 Dmaj7
..so  long  Johnny
Dmaj7                    Am7
I'm coming back to you
Am7        Dmaj7         Am7
Oh Johnny, wait for me
Am7        Dmaj7         Am7
I'm coming back to you
Am7        Dmaj7         Am7
Oh Johnny, wait for me
 
••••••••••••••••••••••••••••
** Version 2 . NO CAPO **
 
INTRO
 
G7sus4 G7
|---8--7-5-3-5----|
|--6----------6-3-|
|-7------------5--|
|-----------------|
|-----------------|
|-----------------|
 
Fmaj7 Cm7 Fmaj7 Cm7
 
VERSE
 
Fmaj7              Am7
    Hold me close, show me a smile
Dbmaj7/Ab                Abmaj7
I'll just be gone for a little while
Fmaj7
Johnny,
 
CHORUS
 
Fmaj7 Em7   Ebm7 Fmaj7
..so  long  John-ny
Fmaj7                      Cm7
Promise you'll wait for me
Cm7 Fmaj7        Cm7
Um, wait for me
 
[verse2]
 
Fmaj7          Am7
  I will write twice every day
Dbmaj7/Ab               Abmaj7
Here in my heart you'll always stay
Fmaj7
Trust me,
 
CHORUS
 
Fmaj7 Em7  Ebm7 Fmaj7
..so  long  Johnny
Fmaj7                      Cm7
Promise you'll wait for me
Cm7 Fmaj7
Um, wait for me
 
[intermission]
           Bb         Eb
There is a boy I left behind
Eb                Cm    Abmaj7
He's in love with me
Abmaj7                           Eb
And I want to see him and try to explain
Eb       Cm          Abmaj7
He and I are through
Abmaj7                                 Eb
Let me come to you with a love that is free
Eb          A7.        ( A7+9 A7-9 )
The way you came to me
 
[verse3]
 
Fmaj7           Am7
  Johnny, dear, please understand
Dbmaj7/Ab              Abmaj7
It's gonna be just the way we planned
Fmaj7
Hold on,
 
[outro-chorus]
 
Fmaj7 Em7  Ebm7 Fmaj7
..so  long  Johnny
Fmaj7                    Cm7
I'm coming back to you
Cm7        Fmaj7         Cm7
Oh Johnny, wait for me
Cm7        Fmaj7         Cm7
I'm coming back to you
Fm7        Fmaj7         Cm7
Oh Johnny, wait for me

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