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Kinks - Father Christmas chords

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Father Christmas by The Kinks

I play all chords as power chords, ie E5, Eb5, etc.
Transpose so C takes the place of E for originial key.

Intro
E A B (4x)

Verse 1
E             Eb           C#         B  
When  I  was  small  I  believed  in  Santa  Claus
E           Eb        E        B  
'Though  I  knew  it  was  my  dad
    E          Ab            C#            B  
And  I  would  hang  up  my  stocking  at  Christmas
E         Eb             E        B  
Open  my  presents  and  I'd  be  glad

Bridge 1
C#        B              A               G#  
But  the  last  time  I  played  Father  Christmas
    C#       B         A          G#  
I  stood  outside  a  department  store
   E         Eb          C#         B  
A  gang  of  kids  came  over  and  mugged  me
      E            Eb        E        B  (hold 2 measures)
They  knocked  my  reindeer  to  the  floor

Chorus
           A       E          A              E
And  said  Father  Christmas  give  us  some  money
A            E                    B        
Don't  mess  around  with  those  silly  toys
A                 E            A                E
We'll  beat  you  up  if  you  don't  hand  it  over
A               E                 B        
We  want  your  bread  so  don't  make  us  annoyed
                A (slide)  B                       
Give  all  the  toys          -          
                       E A B (x4)
to  the  little  rich  boys

Verse 2
Don't  give  my  brother  a  Steve  Austin  outfit
Don't  give  my  sister  a  cuddly  toy
We  don't  want  a  jigsaw  or  monopoly  money
We  only  want  the  real  McCoy

Short Chorus (drop last two lines fron Chorus above)
Father  Christmas  give  us  the  money
We'll  beat  you  up  if  you  make  us  annoyed
Father  Christmas  give  us  some  money
Don't  mess  around  with  those  silly  toys

Bridge 
But  give  my  daddy  a  job  'cos  he  needs  one
He's  got  lots  of  mouths  to  feed
And  if  you've  got  one  I'll  have  a  machine  gun
So  I  can  scare  all  the  kids  on  the  street

Chorus
Father  Christmas  give  us  some  money
We've  got  no  time  for  your  silly  toys
We'll  beat  you  up  if  you  don't  hand  it  over
We  want  your  bread  so  don't  make  us  annoyed
Give  all  the  toys          -
to  the  little  rich  boys

Verse 3 (Minimal accompaniment)
Have  yourself  a  merry  merry  Christmas
Have  yourself  a  good  time
But  remember  the  kids  who  got  nothing
While  you're  drinking  down  your  wine

Short Chorus
Father  Christmas  give  us  some  money
We've  got  no  time  for  your  silly  toys
Father Christmas please  hand  it  over
We'll beat you up so  don't  make  us  annoyed

Chorus
Father  Christmas  give  us  some  money
Don't mess around with those  silly  toys
We'll beat you up if you don't  hand  it  over
We want your bread  so  don't  make  us  annoyed
Give all the toys  
to the little rich boys
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