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Sunny Afternoon  The Kinks

Hi, this song is really catchy and got some really good guitar bits in. The main
strumming pattern is; 1, 2 & 3, 4 &.
Enjoy!
Intro: Dm A
 
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Verse 1: The t[Dm]ax-man's taken all my do[C7]ugh
And l[F]eft me in my sta[C7]tely home
[A7]Lazing on a
 
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Sunny after...
[Dm]Noon. And I can't s[C7]ail my yacht
He's t[F]aken everyt[C7]hing I've got
[A7]All I've got's this
 
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Sunny afternoon.
Chorus 1: [D7]Save me, Save me, Save me from this s[G7]queeze
I got a b[C7]ig fat Mama, trying to break m[F]e[A7]
And I [Dm]love to live so p[Dm/C]leasantly
[Dm]Live this life of [G7]luxu[C7]ry
[F]Lazing on a s[A7]unny after...
[Dm]  
 
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Noon
In the s[Dm]ummertime[A7]. In the...
[Dm] [A]  
 
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Summertime.
( Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/k/kinks/sunny_afternoon_tab_ver_3.html )
Verse 2: My G[Dm]irlfriend's run off with my c[C7]ar
And g[F]one back to her [C7]Ma and Pa
[A7]Telling tales of...
 
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Drunkenness and...
[Dm]Cruelty. Well now I'm si[C7]tting here
[F]Sipping at my [C7]ice-cold beer
[A7]Lazing on a
 
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Sunny afternoon.
Chorus 2: [D7]Help me, help me, help me sail a[G7]way
Give me t[C7]wo good reasons why I ought to st[F]ay[A7]
Cause I [Dm]love to live so p[Dm/C]leasantly
[Dm]Live this life of [G7]luxu[C7]ry
[F]Lazing on a s[A7]unny after...
[Dm]  
 
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Noon
In the s[Dm]ummertime[A7]. In the...
[Dm] [A]  
 
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Summertime.
Chorus 1[D7]: Save me, Save me, Save me from this[G7] squeeze
I got a b[C7]ig fat Mama, trying to break m[F]e[A7]
And I [Dm]love to live so p[Dm/C]leasantly
[Dm]Live this life of [G7]luxu[C7]ry
[F]Lazing on a s[A7]unny after...
[Dm]  
 
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Noon
In the s[Dm]ummertime[A7]. In the...
[Dm] [A]  
 
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Summertime.
And that's it! Hope you enjoyed. Please don't hesitate to rate/make a comment or
some of my other stuff.
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And I'm hoping to make many more.
Thanks!

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