Goodnight Irene

Intro:
F6  |     C     |     G     |     C     |     C     |     C     |     C     |


C                              G
Last Saturday night I got married,
C
Me and my wife settled down.
C7       F
Now me and my wife are parted;
G                                     C
Gonna take another stroll down-town.


C                G                           C
Irene, good-night. Irene, good-night.
C7               F
Goodnight. I-rene. Good-night, Irene.
G                   C
I’ll see you in my dreams.


Interlude:
F6  |     C     |     G     |     C     |     C     |     C     |     C     |


C                          G
Some-times I live in the country.
C
Sometimes I live in town.
C7            F
Sometimes I take a fool notion
G                                C
To jumo in the river and drown.


C                G                           C
Irene, good-night. Irene, good-night.
C7               F
Goodnight. I-rene. Good-night, Irene.
G                   C
I’ll see you in my dreams.


Interlude:
|    F6    | C     G |     C     |     C     |


C                              G
Stop you’re ramblin’, stop you’re gamblin’.
C
Stop staying out late at night.
C7          F
Go home to your wife and family.
G                             C
Stay there by the fireside bright.


C                G                           C
Irene, good-night. Irene, good-night.
C7               F
Goodnight. I-rene. Good-night, Irene.
G                   C         F6     C
I’ll see you in my dreams.

 

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