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This is different version of Sultans Of Swing, I hope you like it - Enjoy!!
 

[Intro lead]

(single snare beat)
Am / G-G / Am / G-G


[Verse]

           Am
You get a shiver in the dark
         G           F       E
it's raining in the park but meantime
Am                      G           F           E
south of the river you stop and you hold everything
C                   G
a band is blowing Dixie double four time
        F                                 Am    F-G
you feel alright when you hear that music ring
 
               Am              G        F           E
(Now) you step inside but you don't see too many faces
 Am                   G                        F       E
coming in out of the rain to (you) hear the jazz go down
C                       G
too much competition too many other places
F                                    Am
but not too many horns can make that sound
(But not too many horns are blowing that sound)


[Chorus]

F-G
        way on downsouth
F-G
        way on downsouth

Am              Am-G-F-G       Am-G-F-G
London town


[Verse]

                Am          G       F           E
you check out Guitar George he knows all the chords
Am                                                 G    F            E
mind he's (his) strictly rhythm he doesn't want to make it cry or sing
C                       G
and an old guitar is all he can afford
F                                               Am   F-G
when he gets up under the lights to play his thing
Am                      G      F         E
  (and) harry doesnb't mind if he doesn't make the scene
Am             G        F                   E
  he('s) got a daytime job he's doing al(l)right
C                               G
  he can play honky tone just like anything
(He can play the honky tonk like anything)
F                       Am       F-G
  saving it up for friday night


[Chorus]

                   F-G
with the sultans
                     Am     Am-G-F-G
with the sultans of swing
                             Am-G-F-G


[Verse]

        Am                          G           F             E
and a crowd of young boys they're fooling around in the corner
Am                                    G                F            E
drunk and dressed in their best brown baggies and their platform soles
C                                       G
they don't give a damn about ('bout) any trumpet playing band
   F                            Am      F-G
it ain't what they call rock and roll


[Chorus]

                 F-G
and the sultans
                        Am     Am-G-F-G
and the sultans played creole
(Yeah the Sultans they played Creole)

                                Am-G-F-G


[Lead 1]

(chords: Follow 1 full verse)

Am                    G         F          E
and then the man he steps right up to the microphone
Am          G                F          E    (E7)
and says at last just as the time bell rings
C                           G
thank you goodnight now it's time to go home
        F                  Am           F-G
and he makes it fast with one more thing


[Chorus]

                   F-G
we are the sultans
                      Am        Am-G-F-G
we are the sultans of swing
 
Am      -       G       -       F      -        G
1.25            0.5           2.25              4.0 

            
            
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Kraziekhat 64,745 Mar 08, 2009 11:36 PM

Not the way I'd do it but good, nonetheless. KK.

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Kurt1964 27,253 Dec 17, 2009 03:15 AM

I'm not too thrilled with the new rating system, normally I would have given this a four... definately worth learning, it leaves a lot of room to ad-lib... rock-on!

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Macast 247 Jan 02, 2016 10:12 AM

Needs Capo 5 to match recording.

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