Holloway Jail

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Chords and lyrics for Holloway Jail by Kinks

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Th
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ey took my baby to H
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oll
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ow
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ay
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jail,
 
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ey
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to
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ok my baby, down Holloway jail,
 
She was a
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lady when she went in,
 
No
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w she’s in jail, an
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d it’s gi
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vi
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ng 
 
 
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me
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h
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ell.
 
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She was just succeeding in the city,  
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She was just beginning to excel,  
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And th
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en a spiv nam
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ed Frankie Simes
 
Led
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he
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r to a life of crime,
 
And led h
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er 
 
 
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on 
 
th
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e downward trail.
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Frankie came home late from work one evening
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The C.I.D. were hot on his tr
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ail, 
 
 
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Franki
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p
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romised 
 
everything,
 
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d then h
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e went and turned her in,
 
She went a
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nd 
 
too
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k the  
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rap for him
 
No
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sh
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e’s impaled in Holloway jail.
 
Th
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ey took my  
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baby, down Holloway jail,
 
Th
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ey 
 
took
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my 
 
baby
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to Holloway jail
 
Th
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ere ain’t no pity, there ain’t no bail,
 
And she  
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assures me that i
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t’s 
 
livin
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hell.
 
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She was young and ever so prett
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y, 
 
 
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Now she looks so old and
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pale,
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G 
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S
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he 
 
neve
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r sees the day,
 
S
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he 
 
 
D7 
wastes her life away,
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Sit
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ti
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ng in that prison cell.
 
Th
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ey took my baby
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to
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Hol
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loway 
 
jail,
 
They l
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ocked 
 
m
F 
 
b
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ab
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y  
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in Holloway jail,
 
She was a  
C 
lady when she went in,
 
No
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she
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‘s 
 
 
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in
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jai
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l,
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and
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it’s giving me hell.
 
She’s
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imp
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aled, in Holloway jail.

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