Sultans of Swing – Dire Straits

Sultans of Swing è un singolo del gruppo musicale rock Dire Straits, estratto nel 1978 dal loro omonimo album. È stato ri-pubblicato nel 1979 in Brasile. Fu il singolo di debutto dei Dire Straits ed è anche una fra le loro canzoni più note, grazie agli ingegnosi fill e agli assoli di Mark Knopfler che mescolano virtuosismo e tecnica.

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INTRO
LEAD: REm / DO – DO / REm / DO – DO

REm
You get a shiver in the dark
DO SIb LA
it’s raining in the park but meantime
REm DO SIb LA
south of the river you stop and you hold everything
FA DO
a band is blowing Dixie double four time
SIb REm SIb-DO
you feel alright when you hear that music ring

REm DO SIb LA
(Now) you step inside but you don’t see too many faces
REm DO SIb LA
coming in out of the rain to (you) hear the jazz go down
FA DO
too much competition too many other places
SIb REm
but not too many horns can make that sound
SIb-DO
way on downsouth
SIb-DO
way on downsouth
REm REm-DO-SIb-DO REm-DO-SIb-DO
London town

REm DO SIb LA
you check out Guitar George he knows all the chords
REm DO SIb
mind he’s (his) strictly rhythm he doesn’t want to make it cry
LA
or sing
FA DO
and an old guitar is all he can afford
SIb REm SIb-DO
when he gets up under the lights to play his thing
REm DO SIb LA
(and) harry doesnb’t mind if he doesn’t make the scene
REm DO SIb LA
he(‘s) got a daytime job he’s doing al(l)right
FA DO
he can play honky tone just like anything
(He can play the honky tonk like anything)
SIb REm SIb-DO
saving it up for friday night
SIb-DO
with the sultans
REm REm-DO-SIb-DO
with the sultans of swing
REm-DO-SIb-DO

REm DO SIb LA
and a crowd of young boys they’re fooling around in the corner
REm DO SIb
drunk and dressed in their best brown baggies and their platform
LA
soles
FA DO
they don’t give a damn about (’bout) any trumpet playing band
SIb REm SIb-DO
it ain’t what they call rock and roll
SIb-DO
and the sultans
REm REm-DO-SIb-DO
and the sultans played creole

REm-DO-SIb-DO

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REm DO SIb LA
and then the man he steps right up to the microphone
REm DO SIb LA (LA7)
and says at last just as the time bell rings
FA DO
thank you goodnight now it’s time to go home
SIb REm SIb-DO
and he makes it fast with one more thing
SIb-DO
we are the sultans
REm REm-DO-SIb-DO
we are the sultans of swing

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