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Holloway Jail  Kinks

[Am]                                     
They took my bab[Am]y       [F]        to Ho[G]lloway jail,[Am]    [Am]   [G]  [Am]
They took my bab[G]y,      [F]  down Holloway [Am]jail,
She was a lady w[C]hen she went in[G],    [--]     [D7]
Am (F G) Am (Am G Am Am G Am x10
Now she's in jail, and it's giving me hell.


Am (F G) Am (Am G Am x 2)
She was just succeeding in the city,
Am (F G) Am (Am G Am x2)
She was just beginning to excel,
And then a sp[C]iv named Frankie Sime[G]s
Led her to[C] a life of cri[D7]me,
And led h[D7]er on the downw[G]ard trail. [C]
[Am]Frankie came home l[F]ate from work one [G]evening,   [Am]       [Am]   [G]  [Am]
[Am]The C.I.D. were hot[F] on hi[G]s trail, [Am]       [Am]   [G]  [Am]
Frankie promi[C]sed everyth[G]ing,
And then he went[C] and turned her in,  [D7]
She went a[D7]nd took the rap f[G]or him   [C]
Now she's impale[G]d in Holloway jai[Am]l.


They took my bab[Am]y, down [F]Holloway j[G]ail,   [Am]
They took my bab[G]y      [F]  to Holloway jail       [Am]
There ain't no p[C]ity, there ain't no bail[G---D7],
And she assures[Am] me      [F]     that it's [G]living hell.  [Am]      [Am]    [G]
[Am] 
[Am]She was young and[F] ever[G] so pretty[Am],      [Am]   [G]  [Am]
[Am]Now she looks so [F]old a[G]nd pale[Am],      [Am]   [G]  [Am]
She neve[C]r sees the da[G]y,
She wast[C]es her life away[D7],
[D7]Sitting in that [G]prison c[C]ell.
They took my bab[Am]y       [F]        to Hollo[G]way jai[Am]l,    [G]    [Am]
They locked my baby [G]    in [F]Holloway jail[Am],       [G]   [Am]
She was a lady wh[C]en she went in, [G]    [--]   [D7]
Now she's in jai[Am]l, and[F] it's givi[G]ng me he[Am]ll.  [Am]   [G]    [Am]
She's impale[G]d, in Holloway jail.[Am]

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