Song name
# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Kinks - Prince Of The Punks tab

Highlighted       Show chord diagrams
The Kinks - Prince of the punks

there are a lot of extra chords here 





Bb   F5    Bb       Bb       (F)  Bb   Bb           C5 F7    A C7 F7  |
A well known groover, rock 'n' roll user wanted to be a  star.
F7 Ab:A C7 Ab  | Bb
                 But he failed the blues, and he's back to loser,
(D) Bb                C5  F7   Ab:A C7 F7  |  F7 A C7 Ab:A  |
Playing folk in a country bar.
C7        Bb    Eb7            Bb          F7     Ab C7
   Reggae music didn't seem to satisfy his needs.
C7                    Eb                       Bb(maj7)             F7
   He couldn't handle modern jazz, 'cause they play it in difficult keys.
Eb                         G7  Ab  Bb     Ab       F7   Ab:A
    But now he's found a music     he can call his own,
C7                  Eb                 Bb                 C7
Some people call it junk, but he don't care, he's found a home.

 instr break:  C7  |  C7  |  Bb  |  Bb  Db F7  |

         F7     (D)    C7        F         D7 C        D C7
He's the Prince of the Punks and he's finally made it,
F7        (D)   C7   (D) F       (G) C Ab  F  A
Thinks he looks cool but his act is  dated.
   Bb           F     (G) Bb       (G) F  (G)
He acts working class but it's all bo- logna,
F    F7     (D)    G     (D)      F    (D) F  C
He's really middle class and he's just a   phony.
Ab                            Eb                       C
He acts tough but it's just a front, the Prince of the Punks.

 break:  |  Eb D7 C7-D-C7  |  F7  |
 keyboard/clean guitar over F7 (p. muted): Bb F  |  F Bb  F F  |
 then:  |  Eb  |  Eb  |

(Eb)     F7
He's the Prince of the Punks and he's finally made it,
Eb                   E   G   Ab           F Gb
Thinks he looks cool but his act is dated.

 interlude: |  F(7)  |  F(7) |  Eb  |  Ab   G-F7-Eb  |  F(7)  |
  | F(7)  |  Eb   Eb+D5 |  Eb   G7 Ab A |

   Bb                             D
He tried to be gay, but it didn't pay,
      Bb                   F7     A C7  |  F7 Ab C7 Ab |
So he bought a motorbike instead.
   Bb     Eb Bb7   D  Bb        G5 Bb7
He failed at funk, so he became a  punk,
                                         C F7  Ab:A C7 F7 | F7 Ab:A C7 F7 Bb
|
'Cause he thought he'd make a little more  bread.
C7                      Bbm    Eb      Ebm Eb   Bb                    F7 Ab
|
  He's been through all of the changes,    from rock opera to Mantovani.
C7             Bb Eb                Bb                    Eb  F  F7
  Now he wears a  swastika band and leather boots up past his knees.
Eb                                   G7 Bb                   G7 F7    Ab:A
C7
He's much too old for twenty-eight,     but he thinks he's seventeen,
       Bb     Eb                C7 Bb                C     C7
Thinks he's a stud, but I think he looks more like a queen.
      C        Bb                C      C7  |
But I think he looks more like a queen.

 interude: |  C7  |  Bb  |  Bb  Db F  |

         F7            C         F            C
He's the Prince of the Punks and he's finally made it,
F7              C7       F          C      (Ab F A)
Thinks he looks cool but his act is dated.
   Bb           F           Bb         F
He talks like a Cockney but it's all bologna,
     F7            C              F      F  C
He's really middle class and he's just a phony.
Ab                            Eb        Bb
He acts tough but it's just a front.

 [repeat to fade]



Tap to rate this tab
# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z