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Island Girl chords

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Island Girl:Elton John.
#14 in UK and #1 USA in 1975.

Intro:Dm A# (x2)

#1.
Dm                                         A#
I see your teeth flash, Jamaican honey, so sweet..
           C                    A#
down where Lexington cross 47th Street.
        Dm                                A#
She's a big girl, she's standing six foot three..
        F                           C   G#
turning tricks for the dudes in the big city.

CHORUS:
G#  D#   A#                                           F
Is..land girl...what you wanting with the white man's world?
G#  D#   A#                                      F
Is..land girl...black boy want you in his island world.
           A#                F
He want to take you from the racket boss..
           A#7              D#
he want to save you but the cause is lost.
A#             A#7          D#          C
Is..land girl, island girl, island gi...rl..
A#                                D#    F     A#
tell me what you wanting with the white man's world.


Dm A# (x2) 

#2.
      Dm                                A#
She's black as coal but she burn like a fire..
        C                                        A#
and she wrap herself around you like a well worn tire.
             Dm                                  A#
You feel her nail scratch your back, just like a rake..
           F                 C                 G#
oh, ho, he one more gone, he one more John who make the mistake.


CHORUS:
G#  D#   A#                                           F
Is..land girl...what you wanting with the white man's world?
G#  D#   A#                                      F
Is..land girl...black boy want you in his island world.
           A#                F
He want to take you from the racket boss..
           A#7              D#
he want to save you but the cause is lost.
A#             A#           D#          C
Is..land girl, island girl, island gi...rl..
A#                                D#    F     A#
tell me what you wanting with the white man`s world.


(INTERLUDE:) Dm A# (x2) Dm A# C A#..Dm A# F C G#

CHORUS:
G#  D#   A#                                           F
Is..land girl...what you wanting with the white man's world?
G#  D#   A#                                      F
Is..land girl...black boy want you in his island world.
           A#                F
He want to take you from the racket boss..
           A#7              D#
he want to save you but the cause is lost.
A#             A#           D#          C
Is..land girl, island girl, island gi...rl..
A#                                D#    F
tell me what you wanting with the white man..

OUTRO:
A#                                D#    F
tell me what you wanting with the white man..(x2)

...Dm A# (x3)



A Seventies smash from Kraziekhat.

            
            
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