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Apeman Chords

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Song: Apeman
Artist: The Kinks
Composer: Ray Davies
Tabbed by: DJ
16th April 2013

D = xx0232   E4 = 033300
E = 022100   A4 = x02230
A = x02220   E7 = 020100

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[Intro]
      D                       E       D   E      A
e |---2--2---2--2---2----0----4---|---2---0--0---0---|
B |-------------------------------|---3---0--0---2---|
G |---2--2---2--2---2----0----4---|---2---1--1---2---|
D |-------------------------------|---0---2--2---2---|
A |-------------------------------|-------2--2---0---|
E |-------------------------------|-------0--0-------|


[Verse 1]
   A                                           A
|  /  /  /  /  |  /  /  /  /  |    I think I'm so - phisticated,
                                   E                 E4   E
'Cause I'm living my life like a good homo sapien,
     A
But all around me everybody's multiplying,
              E                             E4   E
And they're walking 'round like flies, man,
    D                                                A                   A4  A
So I'm no better than the animals sitting in their cages in the zoo, man,
               A
'Cause com - pared to the flowers, and the birds, and the trees, 
E       E7     A
I am an ape - man!


[Verse 2]
            A
I think I'm so educated, and I'm so civilised,
               E                  E4  E
'Cause I'm a strict vegetarian,
              A
But with the over population, and inflation, and starvation,
          E                       E4  E
And the crazy poli - tici - ans,
    D
I don't feel safe in this world no more,
    A
I don't want to die in a nuclear war,
   A                                         E           E7     A
I want to sail away to a distant shore, and make like an ape - man!


[Chorus 1]
e |-----------------------|
B |-----------------------|
G |-----------------0--1--|
D |-----0--1--2--4--------|
A |--4--------------------|
E |-----------------------|

 A                                                   E           E4   E
I'm an ape - man, I'm an ape, ape - man, oh, I'm an ape - man,
        A                                              E         E4   E
I'm a King Kong man, I'm a vood - doo man, oh, I'm an ape - man,
               D
'Cause com - pared to the sun that sits in the sky,
        A
Com - pared to the clouds as they roll by, compared to the bugs,
          A                 E       E7     A
And the spiders, and flies, I am an ape - man!


[Break]
      D                       E       D   E      A
     La-la, la-la!  La - la - la!
e |---2--2---2--2---2----0----4---|---2---0--0---0---|
B |-------------------------------|---3---0--0---2---|
G |---2--2---2--2---2----0----4---|---2---1--1---2---|
D |-------------------------------|---0---2--2---2---|
A |-------------------------------|-------2--2---0---|
E |-------------------------------|-------0--0-------|


[Verse 3]
e |-----------------------|
B |-----------------------|
G |-----------------0--1--|
D |-----0--1--2--4--------|
A |--4--------------------|
E |-----------------------|

A                                         E
   In man's evolution he has created the city, and the motor traffic rumble,
A                                                 E
   But, give me half a chance, and I'd be taking off my clothes,
      E                               D
And living in the jungle, 'cause the only time that I feel at ease,
      A
Is swinging up and down in a coconut tree,
A                            E          E7    A
Oh, what a life of luxury to be like an ape - man!


[Chorus 2]
e |-----------------------|
B |-----------------------|
G |-----------------0--1--|
D |-----0--1--2--4--------|
A |--4--------------------|
E |-----------------------|

 A                                                   E           E4   E
I'm an ape - man, I'm an ape, ape - man, oh, I'm an ape - man,
        A                                              E         E4   E
I'm a King Kong man, I'm a vood - doo man, oh, I'm an ape - man,
   D
I look out the window, but I can't see the sky,
     A
The air pollution is a - fogging up my eyes,
   A                                       E           E7     A
I want to get out of this city alive, and make like an ape - man!


[Bridge]
      D                       E       D   E      A
     La-la, la-la!  La - la - la!                      A- come on and...
e |---2--2---2--2---2----0----4---|---2---0--0---0--------------------|
B |-------------------------------|---3---0--0---2--------------------|
G |---2--2---2--2---2----0----4---|---2---1--1---2--------------------|
D |-------------------------------|---0---2--2---2--------------------|
A |-------------------------------|-------2--2---0--------------------|
E |-------------------------------|-------0--0------------------------|

                      E                                 A
  ...love me...      ...be my apeman girl,                and we'll be so...
e |-------------------0-------------|-------------------0-----------------|
B |-------------------0-------------|-------------------2-----------------|
G |-------------------1-------------|-------------------2-----------------|
D |-------------------2-------------|----------2-h4--2--2-----------------|
A |----------2-h4--2--2-------------|--0--0/4-----------0-----------------|
E |--0--0/4-----------0-------------|-------------------------------------|

                      E                    A
 ...happy...            ...in my ape-man  world!
e |-------------------0-----------------|--0----------------------------|
B |-------------------0-----------------|--2----------------------------|
G |-------------------1-----------------|--2----------------------------|
D |-------------------2-----------------|--2----------------------------|
A |----------2-h4--2--2-----------------|--0----------------------------|
E |--0--0/4-----------0-----------------|-------------------------------|


e |-------5--------3------------------------|
B |-------5--------3------------------0--1--|
G |-------6--------4------0--1--2--4--------|
D |--6/5------4/5------4--------------------|
A |-----------------------------------------|
E |-----------------------------------------|


[Chorus 3]
 A                                                   E           E4   E
I'm an ape - man, I'm an ape, ape - man, oh, I'm an ape - man,
        A                                              E         E4   E
I'm a King Kong man, I'm a vood - doo man, oh, I'm an ape - man,
 D
I'll be your Tarzan, you'll be my Jane,
 A
I'll keep you warm, and you'll keep me sane,
       A                                            E           E7     A
We'll sit in the trees, and eat bananas all day ...just like an ape - man!


[Chorus 4]
e |-----------------------|
B |-----------------------|
G |-----------------0--1--|
D |-----0--1--2--4--------|
A |--4--------------------|
E |-----------------------|

 A                                                   E           E4   E
I'm an ape - man, I'm an ape, ape - man, oh, I'm an ape - man,
        A                                              E         E4   E
I'm a King Kong man, I'm a vood - doo man, oh, I'm an ape - man,
   D
I don't feel safe in this world no more,
   A
I don't want to die in a nuclear war,
   A                                         E           E7     A
I want to sail away to a distant shore, and make like an ape - man!


[Coda]
      D                        E      E   E   A
     La-la, la-la!  La - la - la!
e |---2--2---2--2----2----0----4---|---0---0---0----||
B |--------------------------------|---0---0---2----||
G |---2--2---2--2----2----0----4---|---1---1---2----||
D |--------------------------------|---2---2---2----||
A |--------------------------------|---2---2---0----||
E |--------------------------------|---0---0--------||
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