Tom T. Hall – “Hello Mrs. Johnson”

HELLO MRS. JOHNSON
Tom T. Hall

(A) WELL HELLO MRS. JOHNSON YOU SELF-RIGHTEOUS WOMAN
SUNDAY SCHOOL (D) TEACHER WHAT BRINGS YOU OUT SLUMMIN’
DO YOU RECKON THE (A) PREACHER WOULD APPROVE WHERE YOU (D)
ARE
SITTIN’ HERE (A) VISITIN’ WITH A (E) BACK-SLIDDIN’ CHRISTIAN
IN A NEIGHBORHOOD (A) BAR

(A) YES THAT’S MY BOTTLE AND YES THAT’S MY GLASS
AND I SEE YOU’RE EYE (D) BALLIN’ THIS PRETTY YOUNG LASS
AIN’T NONE OF YOUR (A) BUSINESS BUT YES SHE’S WITH (D) ME
AND I DON’T NEED NO (A) SERMON YOU SELF-RIGHTEOUS (E) WOMAN
JUST LET US (A) BE

(A) WELL THE LORD KNOWS I’M (D) DRINKIN’ AND RUNNIN’ A (A) ROUND
AND I (D) DON’T NEED YOUR LOUD MOUTH INFORMIN’ THE (E) TOWN
(Tacet) WELL THE LORD KNOWS I’M (D) SINNIN’ AND SINNIN’ AIN’T (A)RIGHT
BUT ME AND THE (E) GOOD LORD’S GONNA HAVE US A GOOD TALK
LATER TO (A) NIGHT

(Instr)

(A) WELL GOODBYE MRS. JOHNSON YOU SELF-RIGHTEOUS BITTY
I DON’T NEED YOUR (D) LOUD MOUTH AND I DON’T NEED YOUR PITY
SO GO BACK TO WHAT (A) EVER YOU HYPOCRITES (D) DO
AND WHEN I SPEAK TO (A) HEAVEN BE NICE AND I’LL (E) PUT IN
A GOOD WORD FOR (A) YOU

(CHORUS)
BUT ME AND THE (E) GOOD LORD’S GONNA HAVE US A GOOD TALK
LATER TO (A) NIGHT

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