Refrain: Oh, Johnny, Oh, Johnny, how you can love!
Oh, Johnny, Oh Johnny, heavens above!
You make my sad heart jump with joy.
And when you’re near, I just can’t sit still a minute.
I’m so, Oh, Johnny!, Oh Johnny!
Please tell me, dear, what makes me love you so?
You’re not handsome, it’s true, but when I look at you, I just
Oh, Johnny!, Oh Johnny! Oh!
Verse 2: Johnny tried his best to hide from ev’ry girl he knew.
But even this he couldn’t do,
For they would follow him ’most ev’rywhere.
Then his friends got him to spend a week or two at home.
It’s worse now than before, ’cause the girl next door hollers thru the telephone: