Chords for "David Watts"

From: Christopher Carl Heckman
Date: Mon, Dec 2, 1996 3:52 PM


"David Watts" by the Kinks
Written by Ray Davies, transcribed by Christopher C Heckman.
This is a personal interpretation of that song and is in no way are
connected
with the actual music, other than the fact that it may bear a striking
resemblance (at some future point) to the contents of these files.
Also, all songs are for private study alone; making money off of them
would violate various copyright laws.
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D
Fa-fa-fa-fa-fa-fa-fa-fa, fa-fa-fa-fa-fa-fa-fa-fa

D
I am a dull and simple lad, can not tell water from champagne
                                      G                          A    
D
And I have never met the queen, and I wish I could have all that he has
got
  (D)
I wish I could be like David Watts

(D)
Fa-fa-fa-fa-fa-fa-fa-fa, fa-fa-fa-fa-fa-fa-fa-fa

G                                       D
And when I lie on my pillow at night, I dream I could fight like David
Watts
G                                    D
Lead the school team to victory, and take my exams and pass the lot

(D)
(Wish I could be) wish I could be like David Watts

(Wish I could be) wish I could be like David Watts
                  G
(Wish I could be) conduct my life like David Watts
                    A
(Wish I could be) I wish I could be like David Watts

(D)
Fa-fa-fa-fa-fa-fa-fa-fa, fa-fa-fa-fa-fa-fa-fa-fa

(D)
He is the head boy at the school, he is the captain of the team
                                   G                    A         D
He is so gay and fancy free, and I wish all his money belonged to me
(D)
I wish I could be like David Watts

(D)
Fa-fa-fa-fa-fa-fa-fa-fa, fa-fa-fa-fa-fa-fa-fa-fa

G                                     D
And all the girls in the neighborhood try to go out with David Watts
G                                         D
They try their best but can't succeed for he is of pure and noble breed

(D)
Wish I could be like, wish I could be like, wish I could be like

(D)
Fa-fa-fa-fa-fa-fa-fa-fa, fa-fa-fa-fa-fa-fa-fa-fa

transcribed by Christopher Carl Heckman



Date: May 18, 1998 11:50 AM From: Letizia Roberto I noted some different chords in david watts . for the bridge: and when I lie in my pillow at night .... the chord sequence should be F# B E A and for : wish I could be like david watts D E A


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