Sultans of swing - Dire Straits

 
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[Dm]    [C]    [C]    [Dm]    [C]     [C]

you get a s[Dm]hiver in the dark

its rain[C]ing in the p[Bb]ark but m[A]eantime

 [Dm] south of the river you s[C]top and 
 you  [Bb]hold everyth[A]ing

 [F] a band is blowing Di[C]xie double four time

you feel [Bb]  alright when you hear that 
music r[Dm]ing [Bb]   [C]


you step  [Dm] inside but you d[C]on't 
see  [Bb] too many fac[A]es

[Dm] coming in out of the [C] rain to hear the 
ja[Bb]zz go do[A]wn

[F] too much competition too [C]  many other places

[Bb] but not too many horns can make that s[Dm]ound

[Bb]          [C] way on downsouth

[Bb]          [C] way on downsouth

[Dm] London town [Dm]    [C]    [Bb]    [C]           
[Dm]    [C]    [Bb]    [C]


you check out gu[Dm]itar george  [C] he knows [Bb]
all the cho[A]rds

[Dm] mind he's strictly rhythm he doesn't want 
to  [C] make [Bb]  it cry or sing [A]

[F] and an old guitar is all [C]  he can afford

[Bb] when he gets up under the lights 
to play his thi[Dm]ng [Bb]     [C]

[Dm]  and harry doesnb't m[C]ind if [Bb]  
he doesn't [A]  make the scene

[Dm]   he's got a  [C] daytime j[Bb]ob 
he's doing alri[A]ght

[F]  he can play honky tone 
just li[C]ke anything

[Bb]  saving it up for frida[Dm]y 
night [Bb]    [C]

with the sultans[Bb]     [C]

with the sultans of s[Dm]wing [Dm]   
[C]    [Bb]     [C]

                   [Dm]   [C]    [Bb]     [C]


and a cr[Dm]owd of young boys they're 
fo[C]oling around[Bb] in the corner [A]

[Dm] drunk and dressed in their best 
brown  [C] baggies and their [Bb]  platform sol[A]es

[F] they don't give a damn about any [C]  
trumpet playing band

it  [Bb] ain't what they call rock 
and [Dm]  roll[Bb]    [C]

and the sultans [Bb]    [C]

and the sultans played c[Dm]reole [Dm]    [C]     [Bb]     [C]

                                                      [Dm]     [C]     [Bb]     [C]


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[Dm] and then the man he st[C]eps right  [Bb] 
up to the m[A]icrophone

[Dm] and says at  [C] last just as the  [Bb] 
time bell r[A]ings [A7]

[F] thank you goodnight now it's [C] time to go home

and he m[Bb]akes it fast with on[Dm]e more thing [Bb]    [C]

we are the sultans [Bb]    [C]

we are the sultans of [Dm]swing [Dm]      [C]       [Bb]      [C]