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            London is the Place for Me – Lord Kitchener
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Tabbed by: maguri
Tuning: Standard

Lord Kitchener 
London is the Place for Me (1948)
(Aldwyn Roberts)

From: "London Is The Place For Me: 
       Trinidadian Calypso In London, 1950 - 1956"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dGt21q1AjuI

It's not always possible to hear exactly what is going on here - 
anyway, here's my reading of this beauty. Enjoy!

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capo: 1st fret
play: A
key: Bb

For original chords transpose +1 to Bb

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CHORDS

          E-A-D-G-B-e
C#dim     x-5-4-6-5-x

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[Big Ben INTRO / OUTRO]
  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +  
e|----------------|----------------|
B|2---------------|--------2-------|
G|----2---4-------|----4-------2---|
D|------------2---|2---------------|
A|----------------|----------------|
E|----------------|----------------|

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[Big Ben INTRO]


[VERSE]
A    F#m  Bm      E        | A A/G# A/F# A/E |
London     is the place for me
A    F#m  Bm        E   | A     A/F# A/E |
London     this lovely city
        C#dim            F#7
You can go to France or America,
D6                E
India, Asia or Australia
             A        F#m  Bm     E   | A     A/F# A/E |
But you must come back      to London city


[INTERLUDE]
| C#dim F#7 | Bm E | 
| A F#m Bm E | A     A/F# A/E |


[VERSE]
       A       F#m     Bm       E        | A A/G# A/F# A/E |
Well believe me   I am speaking broadmindedly
     A    F#m  Bm      E        | A     A/F# A/E |
I am glad   to know my Mother Country
            C#dim                   F#7
I have been travelling to countries years ago
    D6                     E
But this is the place I wanted to know
A     F#m  Bm          E       | A     A/F# A/E |
London      that’s the place for me


[INTERLUDE]
| C#dim F#7 | Bm E | 
| A F#m Bm E | A     A/F# A/E |


[VERSE]
   A       F#m           Bm     E     | A A/G# A/F# A/E |
To live in London you’re really comfortable
            A       F#m        Bm   E       | A     A/F# A/E |
Because the English people are very much sociable
     C#dim                  F#7
They take you here and they take you there
         D6                   E
And they make you feel like a millionaire
A     F#m  Bm          E       | A     A/F# A/E |
London      that’s the place for me


[INTERLUDE]
| C#dim F#7 | Bm E | 
| A F#m Bm E | A     A/F# A/E |


[VERSE]
   A    F#m    Bm       E        | A A/G# A/F# A/E |
At night  when you have nothing to do
        A      F#m       Bm          E | A     A/F# A/E |
You can take a walk down Shaftesbury Avenue
               C#dim                F#7
There you will laugh and talk and enjoy the breeze
      D6                 E
And admire the beautiful scenery
   A     F#m  Bm          E       | A     A/F# A/E |
Of London      that’s the place for me


[INTERLUDE]
| C#dim F#7 | Bm E | 
| A F#m Bm E | A     A/F# A/E |


[VERSE]
       A         F#m   Bm     E          | A A/G# A/F# A/E |
Yes, I cannot complain of the time I have spent
          A       F#m       Bm     E    | A     A/F# A/E |
I mean my life in London is really magnificent
       C#dim              F#7
I have every comfort and every sport
       D6              E
And my residence is at Hampton Court
   A     F#m  Bm          E       | A     A/F# A/E |
So London      that’s the place for me


[CODA]
| C#dim F#7 | Bm E | 
| A F#m Bm E | A  A


[Big Ben OUTRO]

            
            
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