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Dire Straits chords for Sultans of swing (Ver. 3)

Guitar chords with lyrics

Difficulty: Novice


key: A chord diagramDmDm

(single snare beat)
A chord diagramDmDm / C-C / A chord diagramDmDm / C-C

Intro lead
           A chord diagramDmDm
You get a shiver in the dark
         A chord diagramC majorC           A chord diagramBb majorBb       A chord diagramA augmentedA
it's raining in the park but meantime
A chord diagramDmDm                      A chord diagramC majorC           A chord diagramBb majorBb          A chord diagramA augmentedA
south of the river you stop and you hold everything
A chord diagramFF                   A chord diagramC majorC
a band is blowing Dixie double four time
        A chord diagramBb majorBb                                 A chord diagramDmDm    Bb-C
you feel alright when you hear that music ring


               A chord diagramDmDm              A chord diagramC majorC        A chord diagramBb majorBb          A chord diagramA augmentedA
(Now) you step inside but you don't see too many faces
 A chord diagramDmDm                   A chord diagramC majorC                        A chord diagramBb majorBb      A chord diagramA augmentedA
coming in out of the rain to (you) hear the jazz go down
A chord diagramFF                       A chord diagramC majorC
too much competition too many other places
A chord diagramBb majorBb                                    A chord diagramDmDm
but not too many horns can make that sound
(But not too many horns are blowing that sound)
Bb-C
        way on downsouth
Bb-C
        way on downsouth
A chord diagramDmDm              Dm-C-Bb-C       Dm-C-Bb-C
London town

                A chord diagramDmDm          A chord diagramC majorC       A chord diagramBb majorBb          A chord diagramA augmentedA
you check out Guitar George he knows all the chords
A chord diagramDmDm                                                 A chord diagramC majorC   A chord diagramBb majorBb             A chord diagramA augmentedA
mind he's (his) strictly rhythm he doesn't want to make it cry or sing
A chord diagramFF                       A chord diagramC majorC
and an old guitar is all he can afford
A chord diagramBb majorBb                                              A chord diagramDmDm   Bb-C
when he gets up under the lights to play his thing
A chord diagramDmDm                      A chord diagramC majorC     A chord diagramBb majorBb         A chord diagramA augmentedA
  (and) harry doesnb't mind if he doesn't make the scene
A chord diagramDmDm             A chord diagramC majorC        A chord diagramBb majorBb                  A chord diagramA augmentedA
  he('s) got a daytime job he's doing al(l)right
A chord diagramFF                               A chord diagramC majorC
  he can play honky tone just like anything
(He can play the honky tonk like anything)
A chord diagramBb majorBb                      A chord diagramDmDm      Bb-C
  saving it up for friday night
                  Bb-C
with the sultans
                     A chord diagramDmDm     Dm-C-Bb-C
with the sultans of swing
                             Dm-C-Bb-C

        A chord diagramDmDm                          A chord diagramC majorC           A chord diagramBb majorBb            A chord diagramA augmentedA
and a crowd of young boys they're fooling around in the corner
A chord diagramDmDm                                    A chord diagramC majorC                A chord diagramBb majorBb           A chord diagramA augmentedA
drunk and dressed in their best brown baggies and their platform soles
A chord diagramFF                                       A chord diagramC majorC
they don't give a damn about ('bout) any trumpet playing band
   A chord diagramBb majorBb                           A chord diagramDmDm      Bb-C
it ain't what they call rock and roll
                Bb-C
and the sultans
                        A chord diagramDmDm     Dm-C-Bb-C
and the sultans played creole
(Yeah the Sultans they played Creole)

                                Dm-C-Bb-C

Lead 1: ( chords:Follow 1 full verse)

A chord diagramDmDm                    A chord diagramC majorC         A chord diagramBb majorBb         A chord diagramA augmentedA
and then the man he steps right up to the microphone
A chord diagramDmDm          A chord diagramC majorC                A chord diagramBb majorBb         A chord diagramA augmentedA    (A chord diagramA7A7)
and says at last just as the time bell rings
A chord diagramFF                           A chord diagramC majorC
thank you goodnight now it's time to go home
        A chord diagramBb majorBb                  A chord diagramDmDm          Bb-C
and he makes it fast with one more thing
                  Bb-C
we are the sultans
                      A chord diagramDmDm        Dm-C-Bb-C
we are the sultans of swing

A chord diagramDmDm      -       A chord diagramC majorC       -       A chord diagramBb majorBb      -       A chord diagramC majorC
1.25            0.5           2.25              4.0

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