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The Village Green Preservation Society Chords & Tabs

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The Village Green Preservation Society Chords

   
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#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
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From: Harlan L Thompson 

THE VILLAGE GREEN PRESERVATION SOCIETY- The Kinks

C G F G  riff 1  C G F C riff 1
 C               G             F            G    riff 1
We are the the Village Green Preservation Society
 C          G             F            C    riff 1
God save Donald Duck, vaudeville and variety
 C            G               F          G   riff 1
We are the Desperate Dan Appreciation Society
 C           G               F                    C    riff 1
God save strawberry jam and all the different varieties

CHORUS:
  C             G             F       C  riff 1
Preserving the old ways from being abused
  C             G            F          G
Protecting the new ways for me and for you
 F                C
What more can we do?

 C             G             F          G    riff 1
We are the Draught Beer Preservation society
 C         G              F              C   riff 1
God save Mrs. Mopp and good old Mother Riley
 C            G           F              G     riff 1
We are the Custard Pie Appreciation Consortium
 C              G              F                   C
God save the George Cross and all those who were awarded them
 C  G  F  G riff 1  C  G F  G
Oo-wo-oo           oo-wo-oo
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/k/kinks/the_village_green_preservation_society_crd.html ]
 D             A             G                  A     riff 2
We are the Sherlock Holmes English Speaking Vernacular
 D         A            G             D  riff 2
Help save Fu Manchu, Moriarty and Dracula
 D            A            G          A      riff 2
We are the Office Block Persecution Affinity
 D           A           G              D      riff 2
God save little shops, china cups and virginity
 D            A           G            A     riff 2  
We are the Skyscraper Condemnation Affilliate 
 D         A             G                    D    riff 2
God save Tudor houses, antique tables and billiards

CHORUS:
 D              A        G            D   riff 2
Preserving the old ways from being abused
 D               A       G              A
Protecting the new ways for me and for you
 G               D
What more can we do?

REPEAT VERSE ONE (in the new key)

 D           A             G            D    riff 2
We are the Village Green Preservation Society
 D          A            G             D     riff 2
God save Donald Duck, vaudeville and variety
 D           A              G            D    riff 2
We are the Village Green Preservation Society
  D         A            G             D     riff 2
God save Donald Duck, vaudeville and variety
 D              A          G  D  D  A  G  D
God save the Village Green

RIFF 1:          RIFF 2:
D ------------- -------0---0-
A -----0h3-0h3- -0-0h2---2---
E -3-3--------- -------------


NOTE: Try to play the riffs without breaking your stride in strumming the 
chords.
(from The Village Green Preservation Society, 1968)
(sent by Harlan at harlant@hawaii.edu)


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