Chords for "She Bought A Hat Like Princess Marina"

Date: April 20, 1997  6:53 PM
From: IAN GRANT


She Bought A Hat Like Princess Marina Written by Ray Davies 

Intro   Harpsichord Arpeggios on C

      C                 Cdim       C                
She's bought a hat like Princess Marina's 
   A                        Dm7                     
To wear at all her social affairs 
    E7                               Am            
She wears it when she's cleaning the windows 
    D#dim                             G      Adim Bbdim G/B         
She wears it when she's scrubbing the stairs 

    C              Cdim       C                 
But you will never see her at Ascot 
    A                            Dm7                 
She can't afford the time or the fare 
          F                 F#dim    C/G       A      
But she's bought a hat like Princess Mari____na's 
   Dm9 G6    C                                        
So she don't care     Bass walk-up  G A B (C)

     C                         D7 
He's bought a hat like Anthony Eden's 
  G                              C     /D  /Eb
Because it makes him feel like a Lord 
       E7                        Am    
But he can't afford a Rolls or a Bentley 
    D                      G      Adim  Bbdim ...
He has to buy a secondhand Ford 
    C                             D7                      
He tries to feed his wife and his family 
    G                                   E
And buy them clothes and shoes they can wear 
         F                 F#dim   C  /B A
But he's bought a hat like Anthony E_____den's 
   Dm9 G6    C 
So he  don't care   Drums up the tempo into...


(a stomp, with a swazzle)

A7                       D7
Buddy can you spare me a dime 
G
  My wife is getting hungry 
        C
And the kids are crying 
     A7                    D7
This poverty is hurting my pride 
G              G7       C
Buddy can you spare me, buddy can you spare me a dime 

Guitar Solo and stomp on  A7  D7  G   C x2  (hold C last time)
[Buddy can you spare me, buddy can you spare me a dime...etc]


Drum break and key change into a looney tune rendition

      F (doggie style bass)        G
She's bought a hat like Princess Marina's 
        C                              F
And her neighbors think it suits her a treat 
        A7                     Dm 
But she hasn't any food in the larder 
        G                    C  Ddim Ebdim C7/G  
Nor has anybody else in the street 
       F                               G
But to look at her you'd think she was wealthy 
         C                             A7  
'Cos she smiles just like a real millionaire 
           Bb                Bdim     F  /E D
'Cos she's bought a hat like Princess Ma__rina's 
   Gm9 C6    F    /E  D
So she don't care, 
Gm9 C6    F    /E  D
she don't care, 
Gm9 C6    F    (Drum break)
she don't care, 

Gm9 C6    F
she don't care___________




Albums this song can be found on:

       Arthur (Or The Decline And Fall Of The British Empire) 
       Kinks On Holiday 


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