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Dire Straits chords for Sultans of swing  2

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Intro: A chord diagramDmDm / A chord diagramC majorC  A chord diagramC majorC / A chord diagramDmDm / A chord diagramC majorC  A chord diagramC majorC

           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   A chord diagramBb majorBb  A chord diagramC majorC
you feel alright when you hear that music ring
           A chord diagramDmDm              A chord diagramC majorC        A chord diagramBb majorBb          A chord diagramA augmentedA
 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 in 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)
A chord diagramBb majorBb  A chord diagramC majorC
        way on downsouth
A chord diagramBb majorBb  A chord diagramC majorC
        way on downsouth
A chord diagramDmDm              A chord diagramDmDm A chord diagramC majorC A chord diagramBb majorBb A chord diagramC majorC       A chord diagramDmDm A chord diagramC majorC A chord diagramBb majorBb A chord diagramC majorC
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
mind he’s (his) strictly rhythm he doesn’t want to
       A chord diagramA augmentedA
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   A chord diagramBb majorBb A chord diagramC majorC
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      A chord diagramBb majorBb A chord diagramC majorC
  saving it up for friday night
                  A chord diagramBb majorBb A chord diagramC majorC
with the sultans
                     A chord diagramDmDm     A chord diagramDmDm A chord diagramC majorC A chord diagramBb majorBb A chord diagramC majorC
with the sultans of swing
                             A chord diagramDmDm A chord diagramC majorC A chord diagramBb majorBb A chord diagramC majorC


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
drunk and dressed in their best brown baggies and
     A chord diagramA augmentedA
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      A chord diagramBb majorBb A chord diagramC majorC
it ain’t what they call rock and roll
                A chord diagramBb majorBb A chord diagramC majorC
and the sultans
                        A chord diagramDmDm     A chord diagramDmDm A chord diagramC majorC A chord diagramBb majorBb A chord diagramC majorC
and the sultans played creole
(Yeah the Sultans they played Creole)

                                A chord diagramDmDm A chord diagramC majorC A chord diagramBb majorBb A chord diagramC majorC


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          A chord diagramBb majorBb A chord diagramC majorC
and he makes it fast with one more thing
                  A chord diagramBb majorBb A chord diagramC majorC
we are the sultans
                      A chord diagramDmDm        A chord diagramDmDm A chord diagramC majorC A chord diagramBb majorBb A chord diagramC majorC
we are the sultans of swing

Sultans Of Swing 2 chords

Dire Straits chords for Sultans of swing  2 These are the correct chords for Sultans of Swing.  It's simply Dm, C, Bb, A, & F.  It's best to play all of the chords except A as Barre chords, especially the Dm because this is where the opening notes come from. 

For example, start at the 5th fret and play the Dm, slide down to the 3th fret and play the C, slide down to the 1st fret and play the Bb, then you are right there for the A.  The transition to the F should be simple if you play the like a Barre and drop your middle finger to pivot for the F.  The strumming pattern is not hard if you just listen to the song.
 

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