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Lyrics by: Chuck Berry
# Debut Chart
2 May '58 R&B
8 Aug '58 Hot 100

Lyrics

Deep down 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 Who never ever learned to Read or write so well But he could play a guitar Just like ringing a bell [CHORUS] Go go, go Johnny go, go Go Johnny go, go Go Johnny go, go Go, Johnny B. Goode He used to carry his guitar In a gunny sack Go sit beneath the trees By the railroad track Oh, the engineers used to See him sitting in the shade Strumming with the rhythm That the drivers made


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The people passing by They would stop and say Oh my, but that little Country boy could play [repeat CHORUS] 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 someday your name Will be in lights Saying Johnny B. Goode tonight Go, go, go Johnny go Go go go, Johnny go Go go go, Johnny go Go go go, Johnny go Go, Johnny B. Goode

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