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the kinks


guitar 1

starts in with a little bit of palm muting on E chord up on the 7th fret of the a string
e----------------- ----------------------------------------------|
B----------------- ---------------------7h8----------------------|
G-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9- -9--7----7--6--4--7-------9-------------------|
D-9-9-9-9-9-9-9-9- -9--7----7--6--4--7---------------------------|
A-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7- -7--5----5--4--2--4---------------------------|
E----------------- ----------------------------------------------| pm...............


after that u repeat it but with out the palm mutes


then it goes in the main beat of the whole song which is

riff 1                     Riff 2
e------------------       e---------------------|
B-22222--2222------       B-22222-2222----------|
G-22222--22224p2p0 x2     G-22222-2222----------| x3
D-22222--2222------       D-22222-2222-----0-2--|
A-00000--0000------       A-00000-0000-0-3------|
E------------------       E---------------------|


on the third time of riff 2 ray starts singing and then it will switch to

riff 3

e-22222-2222---------------|      Then u go back to riff 2 you'll hear it
B-33333-3333---------------|
G-22222-2222-----0-2-------| x1
D-00000-0000-0-2-----------|
A--------------------------|
E--------------------------|

then the chorus comes in and it's a little different but pretty much same stuff

you'll play A chord but not the riff and then when u hear the switch u play riff
3 twice then u play A chord and then hit a single D
so it goes

A/A/A/A   A/A/A/D ,riff 3 X2 ,A/A/A/A   A/A/A/D ,then riff 3 X1

Then the last time he does a little riff

e---------------------|
B---------------------|
G-777-7b-7p5----------|
D-777--------7-5------|
A-555-----------------|
E---------------------|

then repeat what ever needed until the next part I play on the high e string

e-14-15-14-12-14s12-12-12-12-10-

im not sure about hammer ons or pull offs if there is any but if so please speak up and correct me

e-9-10-9-7-9s7-7-7-7-5

i'm not sure about those but seems close.

The last part of the song that changes is the bridge or what ever u call it

it goes

A, D, F, C and u play  A D F by hitting it on the bar chord then pm it....then
C is play with the strumming pattern of the riffs above. Then all repeats


the ending changes a little to he goes from E ,to G then f#,E, D

 
 
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The Kinks were an English pop/rock group formed in 1963, and categorised as a British Invasion band, along with the other members of the so-called Big Four (The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and The Who). Despite being less commercially successful than these three contemporaries, mostly because of a four-year ban from the United States in the mid-to-late 1960s, the Kinks are cited among them as one of the most important and influential rock bands of all time and have 12 top 40 hits in America.[1]

The band's early hard-driving singles set a standard in the mid-1960s for rock and roll, while albums such as Face to Face,[2] Something Else, The Kinks Are the Village Green Preservation Society, Arthur and Muswell Hillbillies are highly regarded by fans, critics, and peers, and are considered amongst the most influential recordings of the era.[3]

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