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Intro:   [Dm]   [C]   [C]   [Dm]   [C]   [C]


v1:       You get a [Dm]shiver in the dark it's [C]raining in the [Bb]park but [A]meantime

            [Dm]South of the river you [C]stop and you [Bb]hold every- [A]thing

            [F]A band is blowing Dixie double [C]four time

            [Bb]You feel alright when you hear that music [Dm]ring [Bb]  [C]


v2:       Well, now you step [Dm]inside but you [C]don't see [Bb]too many [A]faces

            [Dm]Coming in out of the [C]rain to hear the [Bb]jazz go [A]down

            [F]Competition in other places[C]

            [Bb]Uh, but the horns they’re blowin’ that [Dm]sound

            [Bb]   [C] Way on downsouth

            [Bb]   [C] Way on downsouth

            In [Dm]Londontown [Dm]  [C]  [Bb]  [C]           [Dm]  [C]  [Bb]  [C]


v3:       You check out [Dm]Guitar George [C] [Bb]he knows [A]all the chords

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

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

            [Bb]When he gets up under the lights to play his [Dm]thing [Bb]  [C]

            [Dm]And, Harry doesn't [C]mind if [Bb]he doesn't [A]make the scene

            [Dm]He's got a [C]daytime [Bb]job he's doing [A]alright

            [F]He can play the honky tone just [C]like anything

            [Bb]Saving it up for friday [Dm]night [Bb]  [C]

            With the sultans [Bb]  [C]

            With the sultans of [Dm]swing [Dm]  [C]  [Bb]  [C]          [Dm]  [C]  [Bb]  [C]  hey


v4:       There's a [Dm]crowd of young boys they're [C]fooling a- [Bb]round  in the [A]corner

            [Dm]Drunk and dressed in their [C]best brown [Bb]baggies and their [A]platform soles

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

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

            And the sultans [Bb]  [C]

            Yeah, the sultans they play [Dm]creole [Dm]  [C]  [Bb]  [C] creole [Dm]  [C]  [Bb]  [C]


Solo:   (like verse, with chorus)


v5:       [Dm]And, then the man he [C]steps right [Bb]up to the [A]microphone

            [Dm]He says at [C]last just as the [Bb]time bell [A]rings [A7]

            [F]Goodnight.  Now, it's [C]time to go home

            And he [Bb]makes it fast with one more [Dm]thing [Bb]  [C]

            We are the sultans [Bb]  [C]

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


Outtro:            [Dm] [C] [Bb] [C] x8

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