Chords for "Village Green"
Date: August 30, 1997 4:24 PM From: Harlan Leslie Thompson VILLAGE GREEN- The Kinks Cm Fm Out in the country Bb Eb G# Fm Far from all the soot and noise of the city G7 Cm There's a village green Cm Fm It's been a long time Bb Eb G# Fm Since I last set eyes on the church with the steeple G7 Cm Down by the village green Cm Fm Ah la la la la Bb Eb G# Fm 'Twas there I met a girl call Daisy G7 Cm And kissed her by the old oak tree Cm Fm Ah la la la la Bb Eb G# Fm Although I loved my Daisy, I sought fame G7 Cm And so I left the village green CHORUS: Fm Fm/E Fm/Eb Fm/D I miss the village green, And all the simple people Cm Cm/B Cm/Bb Cm/A I miss the village green, The church, the clock, the steeple D G I miss the morning dew, fresh air and Sunday school And now all the houses are rare antiquities American tourists flock to see the village green They snap their photographs and say "Gol' darn it Isn't it a pretty scene?" And Daisy's married Tom the grocer boy And now he owns a grocery ...CHORUS And I will return there And I'll see Daisy And we'll sit and laugh And talk about the village green Cm Fm Bb Eb La la la la la G# Fm G7 Cm We will laugh and talk about the village green (slow down at end) CHORDS: Fm/E: 1 3 2 1 1 1 Fm/Eb: 1 3 1 1 1 1 Fm/D: 1 3 0 1 1 1 Cm/B: 3 2 5 5 4 3 Cm/Bb: 3 1 5 5 4 3 Cm/A: 3 0 5 5 4 3 NOTE: The one change here is the second line of the chorus. It is a bit harder to play this way, but concentrate on getting the 5th string changes correct and you don't necessarily have to finger or play the two top strings as you are reaching.
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