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Johnny B. Goode

Updated: Aug 2, 2023

"Johnny B. Goode" is a 1958 rock song written and first recorded by Chuck Berry. It is considered to be one of the most recognizable songs in the history of popular music. Credited as "the first rock & roll hit about rock & roll stardom".

Johnny B. Goode is a very happy song with a tempo of 168 BPM. The track runs2 minutes and 42 seconds long with a B♭ key and a major mode. It is a high energy a dance song with a time signature of 4 beats per bar.

Download the lyrics and chords from Ultimate Guitar or purchase from Sheet Music Direct. Our worksheets on the chords are available to download below.

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