intro
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 Dm Dm Dm Dm
1.
 Dm You get a shiver in the dark,
 C Bb A It’s rain ing in the park but mean time.
 Dm C South of the river you stop
 Bb A And you hold every thing.
 F C A band is blowing Dixie double four time.
 Bb You feel alright
 Dm Bb C When you hear the music ring.
2.
 Dm You step inside but
 C Bb A You don’t see too many faces
 Dm C Coming in out of the rain
 Bb A To hear the jazz go down.
 F C Competition in other places,
 Bb Dm Bb But the horns they’re blowing that sound.
 C Bb C Way on downsouth,
 Dm C Bb C Way on downsouth Lond on town.
 Dm C Bb C C
3.
 Dm C You check out Guitar George,
 Bb A He knows all the chords.
 Dm Mind he’s strictly rhythm
 C Bb A He does n’t want to make it cry or sing.
 F C And an old guitar is all he can afford.
 Bb When he gets op under the lights
 Dm Bb C To play his thing.
4.
 Dm C And Harry doesn’t mind
 Bb A if he doesn’t make the scene.
 Dm C Bb A He’s got a day-time job, he’s doing al- right.
 F C He can play the honky-tonk just like anyt hing.
 Bb Dm Bb C Saving it up, for Friday night.
 Bb C With the sultans,
 Dm C Bb C With the Sultans of Swing.
 Dm C Bb C C
5.
 Dm And a crowd of young boys,
 C Bb A They’re fool ing a- round in the corn er.
 Dm C Drunk and dressed in their best brown baggies
 Bb A And their platform soles.
 F They don’t give a damn
 C About any trum pets playing band.
 Bb Dm Bb It ain’t what they call rock and roll.
 C Bb And the Sultans,
 C Dm C Bb C the Sultans played Creo le.
 Dm C Bb C C
solo
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6.
 Dm C And then the man he steps
 Bb A Right up to the micr ophone
 Dm C Bb A And says at last just as the time bell rings.
 F C “Thank you, goodnight, now it’s time to go home.”
 Bb Dm Bb And he makes fast with one more thing
 C Bb “We are the Sultans,
 C Dm C Bb C We are the Sultans of Swing.”
 Dm C Bb C C
solo
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