ARTIST: The Kinks
TITLE: Come Dancing
Lyrics and Chords

They put a parking lot on a piece of land
Where the supermarket used to stand
Before that they put up a bowling alley
On the site that used to be the local Pally
That's where the big bands used to come and play
My sister went there on a Saturday

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Come dancing, all her boyfriends used to come and call
Why not come dancing, it's only natural

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Another Saturday, another date
She would be ready but she'd always make them wait
In the hallway, in anticipation
He didn't know the night would end up in frustration
He'd end up blowing all his wages for the week
All for a cuddle and a peck on the cheek

Come dancing, that's how they did it when I was just a kid
And when they said come dancing, my sister always did

   My sister should have come in at midnight
   And my mom would always sit up and wait
   It always ended up in a big row
   When my sister used to get home late

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Out of my window I can see them in the moonlight
Two silhouettes saying goodnight by the garden gate.

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   The day they knocked down the Pally
   My sister stood and cried
   The day they knocked down the Pally
   Part of my childhood died, just died

Now I'm grown up and playing in a band
And there's a car park where the Palais used to stand
My sister's married and she lives on an estate
Her daughters go out, now it's her turn to wait
She knows they get away with things she never could
But if I asked her I wonder if she would

Come dancing, come on sister, have yourself a ball
Don't be afraid to come dancing, it's only natural

Come dancing, just like the Pally on a Saturday
And all her friends will come dancing where the big bands used to play

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