Jimmie Rodgers – Frankie and Johnny Ukulele Chords

Jimmie Rodgers Frankie and Johnny ukulele chords and strumming pattern are in this post! Start playing this Jimmie Rodgers song from the "Single" album released in 1930 with your ukulele right now!

Key: C
Chords: [C], [C7], [F], [G7]
Strumming: D - DU - DU - DU (or D - D)
Difficulty: Easy

Frankie and Johnny Ukulele Chords

[C]Frankie and Johnny were lovers, oh how they could [C7]love
They [F]promised to be true to each other, true as the stars a[C]bove
He was her [G7]man, he wouldn’t do her no [C]wrong [F] [C]

[C]Frankie went down to the corner, to get a pint of [C7]beer
She [F]asked that old bartender, “has my lovin’ Johnny been [C]here?”
He’s my [G7]man, he wouldn’t do me no [C]wrong [F] [C]

[C]Well, I ain’t gonna tell you no story, ain’t gonna tell you no [C7]lie
He’s [F]here bout’ an hour ago with a gal named Nelly [C]Blie
He may be your [G7]man, but he’s doin’ you [C]wrong [F] [C]

[C]Frankie went down to the hotel, didn’t go there for [C7]fun
Under [F]neath her red kimono, she was packin’ a 44 [C]gun
To shoot her [G7]man, cause he’s doin’ her [C]wrong [F] [C]

[C]Johnny took off his Stetson hat, Said, “Baby please don’t [C7]shoot!”
She put her [F]finger on the trigger and the gun went Blooty [C]Too!
She killed her [G7]man, cause he was doin’ her [C]wrong [F] [C]

[C]That’s the end of my story, that’s the end of my [C7]song
They got [F]Frankie in the county jail and the gal’s been there so [C]long
She killed her [G7]man, cause he was doin’ her [C]wrong [F] [C]

She killed her [G7]man, cause he was doin’ her [C]wrong [F] [C]



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Ukulele Chords Strumming Pattern
Artist and Song:Jimmie Rodgers - Frankie and Johnny
Album:Single
Year:1930
Chords:[C], [C7], [F], [G7]
Strumming:D - DU - DU - DU
Genre:Country

About Jimmie Rodgers - Frankie and Johnny Ukulele Chords & Strumming Pattern

"Frankie and Johnny" is a song by Country artist Jimmie Rodgers. It was released in 1930 on the album, titled "Single". Frankie and Johnny is considered under Country genre.
  • The key of Jimmie Rodgers - Frankie and Johnny is C.
  • D - DU - DU - DU is the suggested strumming pattern for Frankie and Johnny. If it's not easy for you, you can try only down (D) strumming for playing "Frankie and Johnny".
  • The chords that we use for playing Frankie and Johnny on ukulele are: [C], [C7], [F], [G7].

What Are The Chords For Frankie and Johnny On Ukulele?

You will play the [C], [C7], [F], [G7] ukulele chords while playing Frankie and Johnny with your ukulele in the C key, original tone of the song.

How Do You Strum Frankie and Johnny On Ukulele?

Frankie and Johnny ukulele strumming pattern is D - DU - DU - DU. You can also try D (down) if the suggested pattern is hard for you.

Who Sings Frankie and Johnny?

Frankie and Johnny is performed by Jimmie Rodgers. It was first released on the album "Single" in 1930.
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