John O’Dreams lyrics and chords

The chords to John O’Dreams are presented in the key of G. The lyrics were written by Bill Caddick and are about going to sleep at the end of a long day.

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G 
When Midnight comes and people  
C 
homeward 
 
 
G 
tread
 
Seek now your blankets and your  
C 
feather 
 
 
G 
bed
 
Homecomes the  
D 
rover, his journey’s  
C 
over
G 
Yields up the night time to old  
C 
John 
 
O’
G 
Dreams
 
Yields up the night time to old  
C 
John 
 
O’
G 
Dreams

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When midnight comes and people homeward tread
Seek now your blankets and your feather bed
Home comes the rover, his journey is over
Yield up the night time to old John O’Dreams
(repeat)

Across the hill the sun has gone astray
Tomorrow’s cares are many dreams away
The stars are flying, your candle’s dying
Yield up the night to old John O’Dreams
(repeat)

Both man and master in the night are one
All things are equal when the day is done
The prince and the ploughman, the slave and the freeman
All find their comfort in old John O’Dreams
(repeat)

When sleep it comes the dreams come running clear
The hawks of morning cannot reach you here
Sleep is a river, flow on forever
And for your boatman choose old John O’Dreams
(repeat)

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John O’Dreams lyrics and chords print version

[G]When Midnight comes and people [C]homeward [G]tread
Seek now your blankets and your [C]feather [G]bed
Homecomes the [D]rover, his journey’s [C]over
[G]Yields up the night time to old [C]John O’[G]Dreams
Yields up the night time to old [C]John O’[G]Dreams

When midnight comes and people homeward tread
Seek now your blankets and your feather bed
Home comes the rover, his journey is over
Yield up the night time to old John O’Dreams
(repeat)

Across the hill the sun has gone astray
Tomorrow’s cares are many dreams away
The stars are flying, your candle’s dying
Yield up the night to old John O’Dreams
(repeat)

Both man and master in the night are one
All things are equal when the day is done
The prince and the ploughman, the slave and the freeman
All find their comfort in old John O’Dreams
(repeat)

When sleep it comes the dreams come running clear
The hawks of morning cannot reach you here
Sleep is a river, flow on forever
And for your boatman choose old John O’Dreams
(repeat)

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