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                             Swingtown - Steve Miller Band
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Tuning:eBGDAE

Intro            (x16)
e|-------------------|
B|--2-----3-----5---.|
G|--2-----2-----4----|
D|--2-----4-----6---.|
A|--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|
E|-------------------|
 
Chorus                                                     (x2)
e|------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--2-----3-----5---2-----3-----5---2-----3-----5---2-----3--.|
G|--2-----2-----4---2-----2-----4---2-----2-----4---2-----2---|
D|--2-----4-----6---2-----4-----6---2-----4-----6---2-----4--.|
A|--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---|
E|------------------------------------------------------------|
    |------------ Ooooooo Ooooooooooooohhhh ---------------|

e|------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--2-----3-----5---2-----3-----5---2-----3-----5---2-----3---|
G|--2-----2-----4---2-----2-----4---2-----2-----4---2-----2---|
D|--2-----4-----6---2-----4-----6---2-----4-----6---2-----4---|
A|--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---|
E|------------------------------------------------------------|
 Come on and dance, come on and dance lets make some romance

e|------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--2-----3-----5---2-----3-----5---2-----3-----5---2-----3---|
G|--2-----2-----4---2-----2-----4---2-----2-----4---2-----2---|
D|--2-----4-----6---2-----4-----6---2-----4-----6---2-----4---|
A|--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---|
E|------------------------------------------------------------|
 You know the night is fallin, and the musics callin, and we've got to get down to

e|-2----2----|
B|-3----3----|
G|-2----2----|
D|-0----0----|
A|-----------|
E|-----------|
   Swingtown.

Verse
e|--------------------------------------|
B|-0-0-x-0-0-x-0-0-x-0-0-x-0-0-x-0-0-x--|
G|-1-1-x-1-1-x-1-1-x-1-1-x-1-1-x-1-1-x--|
D|-0-0-x-0-0-x-0-0-x-0-0-x-0-0-x-0-0-x--|
A|-2-2-x-2-2-x-2-2-x-2-2-x-2-2-x-2-2-x--|
E|-0-0-x-0-0-x-0-0-x-0-0-x-0-0-x-0-0-x--|
 We've been working so hard we've been working so hard.

e|--------------------------------------|
B|-0-0-x-0-0-x-0-0-x-0-0-x-0-0-x-0-0-x--|
G|-1-1-x-1-1-x-1-1-x-1-1-x-1-1-x-1-1-x--|
D|-0-0-x-0-0-x-0-0-x-0-0-x-0-0-x-0-0-x--|
A|-2-2-x-2-2-x-2-2-x-2-2-x-2-2-x-2-2-x--|
E|-0-0-x-0-0-x-0-0-x-0-0-x-0-0-x-0-0-x--|
 Come on baby, come on bably lets dance.

                 (x4)
e|-------------------|
B|--2-----3-----5---.|
G|--2-----2-----4----|
D|--2-----4-----6---.|
A|--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|
E|-------------------|

Chorus                                                     (x2)
e|------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--2-----3-----5---2-----3-----5---2-----3-----5---2-----3--.|
G|--2-----2-----4---2-----2-----4---2-----2-----4---2-----2---|
D|--2-----4-----6---2-----4-----6---2-----4-----6---2-----4--.|
A|--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---|
E|------------------------------------------------------------|
    |------------ Ooooooo Ooooooooooooohhhh ---------------|

e|------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--2-----3-----5---2-----3-----5---2-----3-----5---2-----3---|
G|--2-----2-----4---2-----2-----4---2-----2-----4---2-----2---|
D|--2-----4-----6---2-----4-----6---2-----4-----6---2-----4---|
A|--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---|
E|------------------------------------------------------------|
 Come on and dance, come on and dance lets make some romance

e|------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--2-----3-----5---2-----3-----5---2-----3-----5---2-----3---|
G|--2-----2-----4---2-----2-----4---2-----2-----4---2-----2---|
D|--2-----4-----6---2-----4-----6---2-----4-----6---2-----4---|
A|--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---|
E|------------------------------------------------------------|
 You know the night is fallin, and the musics callin, and we've got to get down to

e|-2----2----|
B|-3----3----|
G|-2----2----|
D|-0----0----|
A|-----------|
E|-----------|
   Swingtown.

Solo
e|----------------------------------------------------|---------------------10---|
B|-10-11-11-10-11-10-11-13-10-11-11-10-11-10-11-10----|-11h13p11p10--/10-11------|
G|-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10---'|--------------/10---------|
D|---------------------------------------------------'|--------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------|--------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------|--------------------------|

Outro
e|-----------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------|
D|--3/15~~13-12-10-13-12-8~3~~------3/15~~13-12-10-13-12-8~~-|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------|


| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note
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johnnydead83 34 wrote on July 30 2013, 10:07 pm

Good tab. I play the outro like:


e|-----------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------|
D|--3/15~~13-12-10-13-12------------3/15~~13-12-10-13-12~~---|
A|----------------------13-----------------------------------|
E|-------------------------13~~------------------------------|


that way you don't have to move your hand so far across the fretboard.

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FriendlyNix 10 wrote on July 15 2016, 12:57 pm

This should be played a half-step up to match the album version.

Also it sounds like for the "Chorus" it alternates between

3 4 6 3 4 1
3 3 5 and 3 3 2
3 5 7 3 5 3

adjusted for the half-step up

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