Artist-The Kinks Song-Village Green Album-The Village Green Preservation Society Writer-Ray Davies Tabbed by S. McNally Capo on 1st fret, chords relative to the capo Verse 1 Bm Em Out in the country, A D G Em Far from all the soot and noise of the city, F# Bm There's a village green. Verse 2 Bm Em It's been a long time A D G Em Since I last set eyes on the church with the steeple F# Bm Down by the village green. Verse 3 Bm Em Fa la la la la A D G 'Twas there I met a girl called Daisy F# Bm And kissed her by the old oak tree. Verse 4 Bm Em Fa la la la la A D G Although I loved my Daisy, I saw fame, F# Bm And so I left the village green. Chorus Em Em/Eb Em/D I miss the village green, Em6 And all the simple people. Bm Bm/Bb Bm/A I miss the village green, Bm/Ab The church, the clock, the steeple. C# F# I miss the morning dew, fresh air and Sunday school. Verse 5 And now all the houses Are rare antiquities. American tourists flock to see the village green. Verse 6 Fa la la la la They snap their photographs and say "Gawd darn it, Isn't it a pretty scene?" Verse 7 Fa la la la la And Daisy's married Tom the grocer boy, And now he owns a grocery. Chorus I miss the village green, And all the simple people. I miss the village green, The church, the clock, the steeple. I miss the morning dew, fresh air and Sunday school. Verse 8 And I will return there, And I'll and Daisy, And we'll sip tea, laugh, And talk about the village green. Outro G Em F#7 Bm We will laugh and talk about the village green.