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Dead End Street
The Kinks
Written by Ray Davies; released as a single with "Big Black Smoke" as the
B-side.

Intro:
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Verse:
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D|7------7------7------7-----|5------5------5------5-----|
A|-----------7---------------|-----------5---------------|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
         There's crack in the cei   -    ling,
             a      up

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A|5------5------5------5---5-|8------8-----------------7-|
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         and    kitchen sink  lea   -    king.
             the           is

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D|7------7------7------7-----|5------5------5------5-----|
A|---------------------------|-----------5---------------|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
         Out of work   got no mo    -    ney,
                    and

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A|5------5------5------5-----|8------8-----------------7-|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
      a  Sunday joint  bread  ho    -    ney.
                    of     and

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D|7--------------------------|7--------------------5-----|
A|---------------------------|---------------------------|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
         What   are    we     living     for?


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A|8-------------8------8-----|7------7------7------7-----|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
      Two-roomed apartment    second     floor.
                       on the

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A|---------------------------|---------------------------|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
         No     mo  -  ney    coming     in,


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D|---------------------------|-----------------------5-6-|
A|8------8------8------8-----|7------7------7------7-----|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
      the rent collector's    trying get in.
                       knocking,  to

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A|-------------------------7-|-----------7---------------|
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         We are     strictly  second     class,    we don't


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A|5------5------5------5---6-|7------7------7------7-----|
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                    understand.

Refrain:
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D|---------------------------|---------------------------|
A|9------9---9--8------8-----|7------7------6------6-----|
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             Oh, we should be in Dead End Street,
 (Dead end!)

G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|---------------------------|---------------------------|
A|9------9------8------8-----|7------7------6------6-----|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
                people are living in Dead End Street,
 (Dead end!)

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D|---------------------------|---------------------------|
A|9------9------8------8-----|7------7------6------6-----|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
             I'm gonna die in Dead End   Street,
 (Dead end!)

G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|---------------------------|---------------------------|
A|--------------8------8-----|--------------8------8-----|
E|8------8-------------------|8------8-------------------|
  Dead End   Street,          Dead End   Street.
                   (Yeah!                       Yeah!)
Verse:
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D|7------7------7------7-----|5------5------5------5-----|
A|-----------7---------------|-----------5---------------|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
         On a cold and frosty mor   -    ning,


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A|5------5------5------5-----|8------8-----------------7-|
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         wipe my eyes  stop   yaw   -    ning,
                    and    me

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E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
         And my feet   nearly fro   -    zen,
                    are

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E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
         boil   tea,   put    toast      on.
             the    and    some

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D|7--------------------------|7--------------------5-----|
A|---------------------------|---------------------------|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
         What   are    we     living     for?


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D|---------------------------|---------------------------|
A|8------8------8------8-----|7------7------7------7-----|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
      Two-roomed apartment    second     floor.
                       on the

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D|7--------------------------|7--------------------5-----|
A|---------------------------|---------------------------|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
         No     chance to     e - mig -  rate,


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D|---------------------------|-----------------------5-6-|
A|8------8------8------8-----|7------7------7------7-----|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
      I'm deep  debt,  now    much too   late.
             in            it's

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D|7------7------7------7-----|7------7------7------7-----|
A|-----------7-------------7-|-----------7---------------|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
         We both    want   to work   so  hard,     we  can't


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                    get the chance.

Refrain:
G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|---------------------------|---------------------------|
A|9------9------8------8-----|7------7------6------6-----|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
                People live in Dead End  Street,
 (Dead end!)

G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|---------------------------|---------------------------|
A|9------9------8------8-----|7------7------6------6-----|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
                People are dyin' on Dead End Street,
 (Dead end!)

G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|---------------------------|---------------------------|
A|9------9------8------8-----|7------7------6------6-----|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
             I'm gonna die on Dead End   Street,
 (Dead end!)

G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|---------------------------|-------------------------7-|
A|--------------8------8-----|--------------8------8-----|
E|8------8-------------------|8------8-------------------|
  Dead End   Street,          Dead End   Street.
                   (Yeah!                       Yeah!)
Re-intro:
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D|7------7------7------7-----|7------7------7------7-----|
A|-------------------------7-|-----------7-------------7-|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|



G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|7------7------7------7-----|7------7------7------7-----|
A|-----------7-------------7-|-------------------------7-|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|



G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|7------7------7------7-----|7------7------7------7-----|
A|-----------7---------------|-----------7-------------7-|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|



G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|7------7------7------7-----|7------7------7------7-----|
A|---------------------------|-----------7---------------|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|


Refrain:
G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|---------------------------|---------------------------|
A|9------9------8------8---11/12-----12-----10-----10----|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
                People live on Dead End  Street,
 (Dead end!)

G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|---------------------------|---------------------------|
A|9------9------8------8---11/12-----12-----10-----10----|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
                People are dyin' on Dead End Street,
 (Dead end!)

G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|---------------------------|---------------------------|
A|9------9------8------8---11/12-----12-----10-----10----|
E|---------------------------|---------------------------|
             I'm gonna die on Dead End   Street,
 (Dead end!)

G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|---------------------------|---------------------------|
A|--------------8------8-----|--------------8------8-----|
E|8------8-------------------|8------8-------------------|
  Dead End   Street,          Dead End   Street,
                   (Yeah!                       Yeah!)
Outro:
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D|---------------------------|---------------------------|
A|--------------8------8-----|--------------8------8-----|
E|8------8-------------------|8------8-------------------|
  Dead End   Street,          head to my feet,
                   (Yeah!                       Yeah!)

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D|---------------------------|---------------------------|
A|--------------8------8-----|--------------8------8-----|
E|8------8-------------------|8------8-------------------|
  Dead End   Street,          Dead End   Street,
                   (Yeah!                       Yeah!)

G|------ ------ ------ ------|------ ------ ------ ------|
D|---------------------------|---------------------------|
A|--------------8------8-----|--------------8------8-----|
E|8------8-------------------|8------8-------------------|
  Dead End   Street,              head to feet,
                   (Yeah!                       Yeah!)

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D|---------------------------|---------------------------|
A|--------------8------8-----|--------------8------8-----|
E|8------8-------------------|8------8-------------------|
      head to feet,               Dead End Street,
                   (Yeah!                       Yeah!)

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D|---------------------------|---------------------------|
A|--------------8------8-----|--------------8------8-----|
E|8------8-------------------|8------8-------------------|
      Dead End Street...
                   (Yeah!                       Yeah!)

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D|---------------------------|---------------------------|
A|--------------8------8-----|--------------8------8-----|
E|8------8-------------------|8------8-------------------|
                   (Yeah!                       Yeah!)
repeat and fade out...

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