The Guns Of Johnny Rondo Song Lyrics and Chords

Faron Young

The Guns Of Johnny Rondo - Faron Young 1970

 

The Guns Of Johnny Rondo Song Lyrics and Chords by Faron Young

 

The Guns Of Johnny Rondo
Recorded by Faron Young
Written by Joe Lubin, Gerald Day, Harry Surman
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Sixteen 
 
 
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tried sixteen died at the hands of Johnny  
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holes in sixteen souls from the  
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guns of Johnny  
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It started when McGrawley  
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came and put young Johnny’s ma to  
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shame
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Revenge was sweet that night in  
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town
 
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whatcha gonna do when they challenge you
 
That night he shot McGrawley  
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down
 
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tried sixteen died at the hands of Johnny  
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When you  
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fool with lust you bite the dust
 
From the  
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guns of Johnny  
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Johnny Rondo

 
He wed a girl named Mary  
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child was born they called him  
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But  
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when you live a gunman’s  
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life
 
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whatcha gonna do when they challenge you
 
And by mistake kill your  
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wife
 
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tried sixteen died at the hands of Johnny  
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Sweet  
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Mary Ann they shot her down
 
And  
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broke the heart of Johnny  
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Johnny Rondo

 
Now Johnny Rondo and his  
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son
 
Both  
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headin’ west without a  
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gun
 
For  
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Johnny vowed he’d kill no  
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more
 
Hey  
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whatcha gonna do when they challenge you
 
Without your guns Johnny  
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tried sixteen died at the hands of Johnny  
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Now it’s  
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over and done you’re through with your guns
 
Keep headin’  
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west with your son
 
Johnny  
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Johnny 
 
 
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FAQ

 

Who sang the the song The Guns Of Johnny Rondo?
– The song The Guns Of Johnny Rondo was sang by Faron Young.

 

Who is Faron Young?
– Faron Young (February 25, 1932 – December 10, 1996) was an American country music producer, singer and songwriter from the early 1950s into the mid-1980s. Hits including “If You Ain’t Lovin’ (You Ain’t Livin’)” and “Live Fast, Love Hard, Die Young” marked him as a honky-tonk singer in sound and personal style and his chart-topping singles “Hello Walls” and “It’s Four in the Morning” showed his versatility as a vocalist. Known as the Hillbilly Heartthrob, and following a singing cowboy film role as the Young Sheriff, Young’s singles charted for more than 30 years. In failing health, he died by suicide at 64 in 1996. Young is a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame.

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