• Song:

    Sultans Of Swing

  • Artist:

    Dire Straits

  • Album:

    Before We Became Famous

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


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

Intro lead
           AmYou (x02210@1)get a shiver in the dark
         G (320003@1)         F (133211@1)     Eit's (022100@1)raining in the park but meantime
Am (x02210@1)                    G (320003@1)         F (133211@1)         Esouth (022100@1)of the river you stop and you hold everything
C (x32010@1)                 Ga (320003@1)band is blowing Dixie double four time
        F (133211@1)                               Am (x02210@1)  F-G
you feel alright when you hear that music ring

               Am (x02210@1)            G (320003@1)      F (133211@1)         E(Now) (022100@1)you step inside but you don't see too many faces
 Am (x02210@1)                 G (320003@1)                      F (133211@1)     Ecoming (022100@1)in out of the rain to (you) hear the jazz go down
C (x32010@1)                     Gtoo (320003@1)much competition too many other places
F (133211@1)                                  Ambut (x02210@1)not too many horns can make that sound
(But not too many horns are blowing that sound)

        way on downsouth
        way on downsouth

Am (x02210@1)            Am-G-F-G       Am-G-F-G
London town

                Am (x02210@1)        G (320003@1)     F (133211@1)         Eyou (022100@1)check out Guitar George he knows all the chords
Am (x02210@1)                                               G (320003@1)  F (133211@1)          Emind (022100@1)he's (his) strictly rhythm he doesn't want to make it cry or sing
C (x32010@1)                     Gand (320003@1)an old guitar is all he can afford
F (133211@1)                                             Am (x02210@1) F-G
when he gets up under the lights to play his thing
Am (x02210@1)                    G (320003@1)    F (133211@1)       E (022100@1) (and) harry doesnb't mind if he doesn't make the scene
Am (x02210@1)           G (320003@1)      F (133211@1)                 E (022100@1) he('s) got a daytime job he's doing al(l)right
C (x32010@1)                             G (320003@1) he can play honky tone just like anything
(He can play the honky tonk like anything)
F (133211@1)                     Am (x02210@1)     F-G
  saving it up for friday night

with the sultans
                     Am (x02210@1)   Am-G-F-G
with the sultans of swing

        Am (x02210@1)                        G (320003@1)         F (133211@1)           Eand (022100@1)a crowd of young boys they're fooling around in the corner
Am (x02210@1)                                  G (320003@1)              F (133211@1)          Edrunk (022100@1)and dressed in their best brown baggies and their platform soles
C (x32010@1)                                     Gthey (320003@1)don't give a damn about ('bout) any trumpet playing band
   F (133211@1)                          Am (x02210@1)    F-G
it ain't what they call rock and roll
and the sultans
                        Am (x02210@1)   Am-G-F-G
and the sultans played creole
(Yeah the Sultans they played Creole)


Lead 1: ( chords:Follow 1 full verse)

Am (x02210@1)                  G (320003@1)       F (133211@1)        Eand (022100@1)then the man he steps right up to the microphone
Am (x02210@1)        G (320003@1)              F (133211@1)        E (022100@1)  (E7)
and says at last just as the time bell rings
C (x32010@1)                         Gthank (320003@1)you goodnight now it's time to go home
        F (133211@1)                Am (x02210@1)         F-G
and he makes it fast with one more thing

we are the sultans
                      Am (x02210@1)      Am-G-F-G
we are the sultans of swing

Am (x02210@1)    -       G (320003@1)     -       F (133211@1)    -        G1.25 (320003@1)           0.5           2.25              4.0


Added on February, 15 2009

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