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Dead End Street   Kinks

T[Am]here's a crack up in the c[C]eili[G]ng
A[Dm]nd the kitchen sink is le[F]aki[Am]ng
O[Am]ut of work and got no m[C]one[G]y
A[Dm] Sunday joint of bread and h[F]on[Am]ey
W[Am]hat are we living for?[G]  [F] Two roomed apartment on the se[E7]cond floor?
N[Am]o money comin' in,[G]  [F] the rent collector's knockin' t[E7]rying to get in
[A]We are strictly second class, we d[Dm]on't underst[E]and
D[F]ead end! Why w[E]e should be in de[Am]ad end str[G]eet
D[F]ead end! Peo[E]ple are livin' in de[Am]ad end st[G]reet
D[F]ead end! I'm go[E]nna die in de[Am]ad end str[G]eet
D[C]ead end str[F]eet (yeah!) De[C]ad end st[F]reet (yeah!)

O[Am]n a cold and frosty mor[C]ni[G]ng
W[Dm]ipe my eyes and stop me y[F]awn[Am]ing
A[Am]nd my feet are nearly fr[C]oz[G]en
B[Dm]oil the tea and put some t[F]oast [Am]on
W[Am]hat are we livin' for?[G]  [F] Two roomed apartment on the se[E7]cond floor?
N[Am]o chance to emigrate[G], [F]  I'm deep in debt and now it's m[E7]uch too late
W[A]e both have to work so hard, we c[Dm]an't get the cha[E]nce
D[F]ead end! Peo[E]ple live on d[Am]ead end str[G]eet
D[F]ead end! Peo[E]ple are dyin' on d[Am]ead end str[G]eet
D[F]ead end! I'm g[E]onna die on de[Am]ad end str[G]eet
D[C]ead end str[F]eet (yeah!) D[C]ead end stre[F]et (yeah!)

Dead end! People live on dead end street
Dead end! People are dyin' on dead end street
Dead end! I'm gonna die on dead end street
Dead end street (yeah!) Dead end street (yeah!)
Dead end street (yeah!) Head to my feet (yeah!)
Dead end street ...


(from a single in 1967, found on Kinks Kronikles album)
(sent by Harlan at harlant@hawaii.edu)

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A note on the chorus; I play it Am with a walking bassline (G F#) to F.