Stranglers - Dagenham Dave Chords & Tabs

 

Dagenham Dave Chords & Tabs

Stranglers Chords & Tabs

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Dagenham Dave Chords

   
DAGENHAM DAVE (STRANGLERS)
INTRO:  E    B    A    x2        D    A   E     x2

VERSE:
E   B   A                                           E   B   A
            Dave was from out of town             Manchesterís likely too
D   A   E                                           D   A   E
            Had read De Sade to Marx               More read than me or you
E   B   A                                           E   B   A
            Scaffolding pays good bread           It pays for drugs and kicks
D   A   E                                           D   A   E
            Dave only had one love                   had no real need for chicks

F#   G   A                                         F#   G    A                  F#
             Dave was so far ahead                     but now heís dead
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CHORUS:
E          B           A             D                A           E
Iím not going to cry        I bet he hit the water high
Iím not going to cry        I bet he hit the water high

VERSE:
I guess he lost control, and welcomed in the night
It was too much for him, what were his thoughts that night?
The river thames is cold, it keeps on flowing on
But it left Dave alone, it just kept flowing on.

F#   G   A                                         F#   G    A                  F#
             Thereís city sickness here                 but now heís dead

CHORUS:
E          B           A             D                A           E
Iím not going to cry        I bet he hit the water high
Iím not going to cry        I bet he hit the water high

BREAK:
G#           A             B                   C#
Late night a street in the west of the city
There was a place there where he lost himself
Strange feelings did he feel there, strange people
Did he meet there, angry sounds did he hear there
D                         A
Like the howling of bullsÖ..

CHORUS:
E          B           A             D                A           E
Iím not going to cry        I bet he hit the water high
Iím not going to cry        I bet he hit the water high