Sleepy Eyed John by Johnny Horton Guitar Chords

Thursday, June 16th 2022. | Johnny Horton Guitar Chords

You can play Sleepy Eyed John by Johnny Horton using guitar or guitar. This song by Johnny Horton can also be played by that instruments.
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Sleepy Eyed John guitar chords has rhythm and included in Battle of New Orleans (1959) album.
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Sleepy Eyed John by Johnny Horton Guitar Chords

INTRO: F C F

#1.
[F]Well, way down yonder on Candy Creek,
I whittled out a fiddle from a [C]wagon seat.
I [F]tune my fiddle and I rub my bow..
play a little tune [C]wherever I[F] go.

CHORUS:
[F]Sleepy-eyed John, you better get you’re britches on.
Sleepy-eyed John better [C]tie your shoe.
[F]Sleepy-eyed John, you better [C]get your [F]britches on.
[F]Try to get to Heaven ‘fore the [C]devil gets to [F]you.

INTERLUDE: F C F..F C F

#2.
[F]Well, sleepy-eyed John he stole a goose.
The goose she clucked but she [C]couldn’t get loose.
Said, [F]John to the goose, “If you don’t be still,
we’ll miss our supper down in [C]Candy[F]ville.”

CHORUS:
[F]Sleepy-eyed John, you better get you’re britches on.
Sleepy-eyed John better [C]tie your shoe.
[F]Sleepy-eyed John, you better [C]get your [F]britches on.
[F]Try to get to Heaven ‘fore the [C]devil gets to [F]you.

INTERLUDE: F C F..F C F

#3.
[F]Well, Sleepy-eyed John he had a wooden leg.
The little leg was nothing but a [C]little wooden peg.
With [F]one shoe off and one shoe on..he could do the
double-shuffle til the [C]cows come [F]home.

CHORUS:
[F]Sleepy-eyed John, you better get you’re britches on.
Sleepy-eyed John better [C]tie your shoe.
[F]Sleepy-eyed John, you better [C]get your [F]britches on.
[F]Try to get to Heaven ‘fore the [C]devil gets to [F]you.

INTERLUDE: F C F..F C F

#4.
[F]Now, I took 20 dollars for to build a fence.
I took my money and I [C]ain’t worked since.
I [F]sold my buggy and I sold my plow.
[F]I wouldn’t take a dollar for my [C]journey [F]now.

CHORUS:
[F]Sleepy-eyed John, you better get you’re britches on.
Sleepy-eyed John better [C]tie your shoe.
[F]Sleepy-eyed John, you better [C]get your [F]britches on.
[F]Try to get to Heaven ‘fore the [C]devil gets to [F]you.

INTERLUDE: F C F..F C F

#5.
[F]Over the hickory and down the pine..
the racoon left and the [C]old hound whined.
[F]John said, ‘Sick ’em’, and the racoon left.
[F]They crossed Green River in a [C]minute and a [F]half.

CHORUS:
[F]Sleepy-eyed John, you better get you’re britches on.
Sleepy-eyed John better [C]tie your shoe.
[F]Sleepy-eyed John, you better [C]get your [F]britches on.
[F]Try to get to Heaven ‘fore the [C]devil gets to [F]you.

OUTRO:

F C F..F C F (x2)(Fade.)

If you want to learn Johnny Horton Sleepy Eyed John guitar chords, The 5 chords we’ll look at are the C major, A major, G major, E major, and D major.
The reason we use all major chords is that the minor versions of any of these chords just require tiny adjustments.
Each one of those minor chords is completely based on its major counterpart

The more you practice, the easier guitar will feel to play Sleepy Eyed John. Guitar is hard to learn in the beginning, but gets easier the longer you stick with it.

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