My Johnny was a Shoemaker – lyrics and chords

The chords to My Johny was a Shoemaker are presented here in the key of A minor. Use our chord converter to play the song in other keys. The lyrics are about a woman thinking ahead hopefully that her love will return from sea one day to marry her.

 
Am 
My Johnny was a shoemaker and dearly  
G 
he loved  
Am 
me
 
My Johnny was a shoemaker but now he’s  
G 
gone to  
Am 
sea
 
With pitch and  
G 
tar to  
Am 
soil his  
Em 
hands
 
And  
G 
sail across the  
Am 
sea
G 
Am 
 
And  
G 
sail across the  
F 
stor
G 
my 
 
 
Am 
sea.

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His jacket was a deep sky blue and curly was his hair
His jacket was a deep sky blue, it was I do declare
For to reef the topsails up again the mast
And sail across the stormy sea
And sail upon the deep blue sea.

Some day he’ll be a captain bold, with a brave and gallant crew
Some day he’ll be a captain bold, with a sword and spy-glass too
And when he has a gallant captain’s sword
He’ll come home and he’ll marry me
He’ll come home and he’ll marry me.

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[Am]My Johnny was a shoemaker and dearly [G]he loved [Am]me
My Johnny was a shoemaker but now he’s [G]gone to [Am]sea
With pitch and [G]tar to [Am]soil his [Em]hands
And [G]sail across the [Am]sea[G][Am]
And [G]sail across the [(F]stor[G)]my [Am]sea.

His jacket was a deep sky blue and curly was his hair
His jacket was a deep sky blue, it was I do declare
For to reef the topsails up again the mast
And sail across the stormy sea
And sail upon the deep blue sea.

Some day he’ll be a captain bold, with a brave and gallant crew
Some day he’ll be a captain bold, with a sword and spy-glass too
And when he has a gallant captain’s sword
He’ll come home and he’ll marry me
He’ll come home and he’ll marry me.

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My Johnny was a Shoemaker lyrics and chords

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