Sunny Afternoon Uke tab by The Kinks

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"Sunny Afternoon" by The Kinks

Verse 1:

The [Dm Dm]taxman's taken [C C]all my dough
And [F F]left me in my [C C]stately home
[A A]Lazin' [**]on a [A+5 A+5]sunny [A A]after[Dm Dm]noon
And I can't [C C]sail my yacht
He's [F F]taken every[C C]thing I've got
[A A]All I've [**]got's this [A+5 A+5]sunny [A A]after[Dm Dm]noon

Chorus 1:

[D7 D7]Save me, save me, save me from this [G7 G7]squeeze
I got a [C7 C7]big fat mama tryin' to break [F F]me [A7 A7]
And I [Dm Dm]love to live so [G7 G7]pleasantly
[Dm Dm]Live this life of [G7 G7]luxury
[F F]Lazin' on a [A7 A7]sunny after[Dm9 Dm9]noon [Dm7 Dm7] [Dm6 Dm6] [A#M7 A#M7]
In [A A]summer[**]time [A+5 A+5] [A A]
In [Dm9 Dm9]summer[Dm7 Dm7]time [Dm6 Dm6] [A#M7 A#M7]
In [A A]summer[**]time [A+5 A+5] [A A]

Verse 2:

My [Dm Dm]girlfriend's run off [C C]with my car,
And [F F]gone back to her [C C]ma and pa
[A A]Tellin' [**]tales of [A+5 A+5]drunken[A A]ness and [Dm Dm]cruelty
Now I'm [C C]sittin' here,
[F F]Sippin' at my [C C]ice-cold beer,
[A A]Lazin' [**]on a [A+5 A+5]sunny [A A]after[Dm Dm]noon

Chorus 2:

[D7 D7]Help me, help me, help me sail a[G7 G7]way
Or give me [C7 C7]two good reasons why I oughtta [F F]stay [A7 A7]
'Cause I [Dm Dm]love to live so [G7 G7]pleasantly,
[Dm Dm]Live this life of [G7 G7]luxury.
[F F]Lazin' on a [A7 A7]sunny after[Dm9 Dm9]noon [Dm7 Dm7] [Dm6 Dm6] [A#M7 A#M7]
In [A A]summer[**]time [A+5 A+5] [A A]
In [Dm9 Dm9]summer[Dm7 Dm7]time [Dm6 Dm6] [A#M7 A#M7]
In [A A]summer[**]time [A+5 A+5] [A A]

Chorus 1

Ending:

In [Dm9 Dm9]summer[Dm7 Dm7]time [Dm6 Dm6] [A#M7 A#M7]
In [A A]summer[**]time [A+5 A+5] [A A]

 

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oobob avatar
flag for FR(ISO2) (Niort)
more details please
04 Feb 2010
Yrorrory avatar
Should be formatted better. Take a look at most other chords on the site
04 Feb 2010
About this song

"Sunny Afternoon" is a song by The Kinks, written by chief songwriter Ray Davies. The track later featured on the Face to Face album as well as being the title track for their 1967 compilation album. Its strong Music Hall flavour and lyrical focus was part of a stylistic departure for the band (begun with 1965's "A Well Respected Man"), who had risen to fame in 1964-65 with a series of hard-driving, power-chord rock hits.