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Marty Robbins – Jeannie And Johnnie lyrics

Jeannie and Johnny both grew up together
Playmates each hour of the day
They both vowed that they would be sweethearts forever
Then one day Jeannie moved away (away, away)

Johnny was lonely, loved Jeannie only
Jeannie was sad and so blue
Their folk said, forget it, but Jeannie and Johnny
Knew that no other would do

They wrote to each other and as they grew older
Their love, much stronger, had grown
Then one day a letter from Jeannie to Johnny
Came back to her, address unknown

Johnny was lonely, loved Jeannie only
Jeannie was sad and so blue
Where Johnny had gone to she knew not the answer
But she knew she'd wait and be true

The next day poor Jeannie just couldn't stop cryin'
Though tears wouldn't come anymore
Her world seemed so empty that she felt like dyin'
Then she heard a knock on her door

And there stood her Johnny, her true lovin' Johnny
He'd come to make wedding plans
He said, oh, I love you, my Jeannie, I love you
Then he placed a ring on her hand

He placed a ring on her hand

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