Dear John:Pat Boone. #44 on BB Hot 100 on DOT Records in 1960. INTRO: G A D G D CHORUS: D A C A Dear John (Dear John) oh, how I hate to write. A D Dear John (Dear John) I must let you know tonight. D Gbm G That my love for you has gone, there's no reason to go on. Gbm Em A D G D For to---night I wed another, dear John. SPOKEN: Bm D A .....I was overseas in battle when the postman came to me. E A D And he handed me a letter..awww, I was happy as I could be. D G You see, the fighting was all over and the battles, they'd all been won. A Em A D.....Bb Then I, I opened up the letter and it started, 'Dear John.' CHORUS: Gm7 Eb Bb Dear John (Dear John) oh, how I hate to write. Bb Eb Dear John (Dear John) I must let you know tonight. Eb Abm7 Ab That my love for you has gone, there's no reason to go on. Bb Fm Bb Eb Ab Eb For tonight I wed another, dear John. SPOKEN: Eb (Dear John) Will you please send back my picture? Bb You see, my husband wants it now. Bb Eb When I tell you who I'm wedding you won't care, dear, anyhow. G Ab Now, the ceremony has started and I'll wed your brother, Don. Bb Fm Bb Eb Please, wish us happiness forever, dear John. OUTRO: Ab Eb (Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa)..(Fade.) A sixties smash from Kraziekhat.