Chords for "Postcard From London"
From: Keld Nilsson Date: 4 December, 2010 CHORDS FOR ” POSTCARD FROM LONDON” (Ray Davies) From Keld Nilsson, Denmark , Dec 2010 Capo 1th fret. Intro. Asus4 A A sus4 A D D I found a postcard the other day Bm D D/c# A faded photograph taken of a cold winterscape Bm Bm/a D And all the children that gathered round Em D Asked what the place was on the faded card that I had found G D Dc# It was the city I used to know Bm Bm/a And as a child when it was Christmas Em A I played in the winter snow D D/c# Bm Bm/a It was the homeland I left behind Em A D D7 A better future waiting in the new world that we hoped to find G D D/c# Across the ocean far south we came Bm Bm/a Em A And left the country that somehow we knew we`d never see again D D/c# Bm Bm/a And read the message that you wrote Em A D D7 On the reverse of that same postcard always seemed to give me hope G D D/c# Though time will pass us and fade from view Bm Bm/a Em A I hope sometimes you think of me because I always think of you D D/c# Bm Bm/a And to the children who gathered around Em A D I said This is the place of long ago we all called London Town G D D/c# Postcard from London?s romantic views Bm Bm/a G D D/c# Bm Bm/a G G/f# Em /e f# g a bc# Only serve to keep reminding me of how much I missed you D D/c# Bm Bm/a G G/f# Em/e f# g a b c# (bass line) Postcard from London Postcard fron London Town Postcard from London Postcard from LondonTown (Transpose to E) E E We built a snowman by Hamstead Pond C#m E E/d# (and so on) Walked down to Waterloo at Yuletide and we sang so many songs Later you went there not to return I took for granted love we had now I will always yearn For the great city we used to know We were so innocent back when we played in the winter snow And now the children who gather round Ask what the place is in the postcard I said proudly It was London Town (the song can be found as a bonus track on “The Kinks Choral Collection” US edition)
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