Dire Straits - Sultans Of Swing Chords & Tabs

 

Sultans Of Swing Chords & Tabs

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Sultans Of Swing Tab

   
                    Song Title : Sultans Of Swing 
                         Arist : Dire Straits
                         Album : Dire Straits
                        Tabber : Straits (Inspiration from Damir)
                                         (damir.tomicic@coning.hr)
                        www.straits-tabs.tk

     Dm x8   
   ----------------------------------------5-8-5---------------------
   ---T------------------------------6----6------6-5h6p5-------------
   --------------------5h7-------7-----7-7----------------7-----10---   
   ---A----7p5--7p5----------5h7---7---------------------------------
   ------------------------------------------------------------------
   ---B-------------------------------------------------------------- 

	Dm		
	YOU GET A SHIVER IN THE DARK

		     C		  Bb		   A		
	IT'S BEEN RAINING IN THE PARK BUT MEANTIME

	Dm	     		C	     Bb	              A		
	SOUTH OF THE RIVER YOU STOP AND YOU HOLD EVERYTHING

	C					  G	               	
	A BAND IS BLOWING DIXIE DOUBLE FOUR TIME

   ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   ---T-----------------------------------------------------5--5--6-6p5-3--------------
   ---------------------------------------------------------5--5--7-7p5-3--------------
   ---A-----------------------------------------------------5--5--7-7p5-3--------------
   ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   ---B--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

	F 			                         Dm	  Bb   C			
	YOU FEEL ALL RIGHT WHEN YOU HEAR THAT MUSIC RING
   ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------  
   ---T------------------------------------------------6-----3--3--3--3/5--------------    
   -------------------------------------------------7-----7--3--3--3--3/5-----------5-- 
   ---A--------------------------------------5h6h7-----------3--3--3--3/5-------5-7----   
   -------------------------------------------------------------------------5/7--------   
   ---B--------------------------------------------------------------------------------  
 
		    Dm	     	          C       Bb	         A		
		YOU STEP INSIDE BUT YOU DON'T SEE TOO MANY FACES
   ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------  
   ---T-----------------------------------------------------------6/8-10-10-8-6--------    
   ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------   
   ---A--------------------------------------------------------------------------------   
   ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------   
   ---B--------------------------------------------------------------------------------   
		Dm	     		       C         Bb	      A		
		   COMING IN OUT OF THE RAIN TO HEAR THE JAZZ GO DOWN
   --------------------------------------------------------10-8---------------3-------- 
   ---T---------------------------------------------------------10-8----------5--------
   ------------------------------------------------------------------9-7------5--------
   ---A------------------------------------------------------------------7-5--5--------
   ---------------------------------------------------------------------------3--------
   ---B-----------------------------------------------------------------------3--------

		C				G		
		   COMPETITION TOO OTHER PLACES
   ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   ---T-----------------------------------------------------6--6--6-6p5-3--------------
   ---------------------------------------------------------5--5--7-7p5-3--------------
   ---A-----------------------------------------------------7--7--7-7p5-3--------------
   ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   ---B-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
  
		F					Dm         Bb   C			
		   BUT NOT THE HORNS CAN MAKE THAT SOUND
   -------------------------------------------------10--9-5----------------------------
   ---T---------------------------------------------10-10-6--3--3--3--3/5--------------
   ----------------------------------------------------------3--3--3--3/5--------------
   ---A------------------------------------------------------3--3--3--3/5--------------
   ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   ---B--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   
				 Bb     C			   
		   WAY ON DOWNSOUTH        WAY ON DOWNSOUTH LONDON TOWN.
   ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 
   ---T----------------------3--3--3--3/5--------------------6p5--3--6--6-5--/10--8--8-
   --------------------------3--3--3--3/5--------------------7p5--3--7--7-5--/10--9--9-
   ---A----------------------3--3--3--3/5--------------------7p5--3--7--7-5--/10--10-10   
   ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   ---B--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

   ||:  Dm  C  |  Bb  |   C  |   C  :||
   --------------------------------------
   ---T---6p5--3--6--6p5--5--------------
   -------7p5--3--7--7p5--5----------5---
   ---A---7p5--3--7--7p5--5------5-7-----   
   --------------------------5/7---------
   ---B----------------------------------


			          Dm	      C	   Bb	                     A		
		YOU CHECK OUR GUITAR GEORGE           HE KNOWS ALL THE CHORDS
   ------/9-8-9----10------------------------------------------------------------------
   ---T--/8-8-8-10-10------------------------------------------------------------------
   ----------------10------------------------------------------------------------------
   ---A--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   ---B--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

		Dm	     		                        C       Bb	    A
		   MIND HE'S STRICTLY RHYTHM HE DOSEN'T WANT TO MAKE IT CRY OR SING
   ----------5-----9-------------------------------------------------------------------  
   ---T----5---5-8---8-10-8-(10)-8(10)-8-(10)------------------------------------------
   ------7-----------------------------------------------------------------------------   
   ---A--------------------------------------------------------------------------------   
   ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------   
   ---B--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   
		C			      G		
		   AND AN OLD GUITAR IS ALL HE CAN AFFORD
   ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------  
   ---T----------------------------------------------------------6/8-9--8-6-6-6-------- 
   --------------------------------------------------------------7/9-10-9-7-7-7--------
   ---A--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------   
   ---B--------------------------------------------------------------------------------  
 
		F 					              Dm         Bb   C		
		   WHEN HE GETS UP UNDER THE LIGHTS TO PLAY HIS THING
   --------------------------------------------5/10-8-5--------------------------------  
   ---T--------------------------------------------------6--6--6--6/8------------------    
   ------------------------------------------------------7--7--7--7/9-------5---5--5h7- 
   ---A--------------------------------------------------8--8--8--8/10--5h7---7---7----   
   ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 
   ---B--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  
		Dm	     		   C	 Bb	                    A		
		   AND HARRY DOESN'T MIND IF HE DOESN'T MAKE THE SCENE

		Dm	               C       Bb	      A		
		   HE'S GOT A DAYTIME JOB HE'S DOING ALRIGHT
   -------------------------------------------------------------/9-10-9-----------5----  
   ---T-----------------------------------------------------------------10-------------
   -------------------------------------------------------------------------7--6-------
   ---A--------------------------------------------------------------------------------   
   ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------   
   ---B--------------------------------------------------------------------------------   
		C				          G		
		   HE CAN PLAY HONKY TONK LIKE ANYTHING
   ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------  
   ---T--------------------------------------------------------5---5---6---6--5--3-----
   ------------------------------------------------------------5---5---7---7--5--3-----
   ---A--------------------------------------------------------------------------------   
   ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------   
   ---B--------------------------------------------------------------------------------   
		F 			             Dm	      Bb   C		
		   SAVING IT UP FOR FRIDAY NIGHT
   ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------  
   ---T---------------------------------------------------6-5------3--3--3--3/5--------
   -------------------------------------------------5-7p5-----8-7--3--3--3--3/5--------
   ---A-----------------------------------------5/7----------------3--3--3--3/5--------
   ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 
   ---B--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

		                                   Bb C		
		WITH THE SULTANS,       WITH THE SULTANS OF SWING.		
   ----------1-------------------------------------------------------------------------
   ---T---3--3--3--3/5--------------------------6p5--3--6--6p5--5-----/10--8-----------
   -------3--3--3--3/5--------------------------7p5--3--7--7p5--5-----/10--9-----------
   ---A---3--3--3--3/5--------------------------7p5--3--7--7p5--5-----/10--10----------
   ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   ---B--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

   ||:  Dm  C  |  Bb  |   C  |   C  :||
   --------------------------------------
   ---T---6p5--3--6--6p5--5--------------
   -------7p5--3--7--7p5--5----------5---
   ---A---7p5--3--7--7p5--5------5-7-----   
   --------------------------5/7---------
   ---B----------------------------------

		            Dm	     		     C       Bb	                A		
		AND A CROWD OF YOUNG BOYS THEY'RE FOOLING AROUND IN THE CORNER
   -----------------------------------------------------------------12----------------
   ---T----------------------------------------------------13^(14)-------14--11/18----
   -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   ---A-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
   ---B-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
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		Dm	     		          C		   Bb	             A	
  	        DRUNK AND DRESSED IN THEIR BEST BROWN BAGGIES AND THEIR PLATFORM SOLES
   ---------------------------------------------12p9-----------------------------------
   ---T-----------------------------------------------10-------------10--8^(10)-8^(10)-   
   -------------------------------------------------------9----------------------------
   ---A------------------------------------------------------12--11--------------------
   ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   ---B--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

		C					                G		
		   THEY DON'T GIVE A DAMN ABOUT ANY TRUMPET PLAYING BAND
   ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------  
   ---T----------------------------------------------------------6/8-9--8-6-6-6-------- 
   --------------------------------------------------------------7/9-10-9-7-7-7--------
   ---A--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------   
   ---B--------------------------------------------------------------------------------   

		Bb 			                Dm	   Bb   C		
		   IT AIN'T WHAT THEY CALL ROCK AND ROLL
   ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------  
   ---T------------------------------------------------6-----3--3--3--3/5--------------    
   -------------------------------------------------7-----7--3--3--3--3/5-------------- 
   ---A--------------------------------------5h6h7-----------3--3--3--3/5--------------   
   ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------   
   ---B--------------------------------------------------------------------------------    

				       Bb C			        
		AND THE SULTANS,       AND THE SULTANS PLAYED CREOLE	
   ----------1-------------------------------------------------------------------------
   ---T---3--3--3--3/5--------------------------6p5--3--6--6p5--5-----/10--8-----------
   -------3--3--3--3/5--------------------------7p5--3--7--7p5--5-----/10--9-----------
   ---A---3--3--3--3/5--------------------------7p5--3--7--7p5--5-----/10--10----------
   ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   ---B--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

   ||:  Dm  C  |  Bb  |   C  |   C  :||
   --------------------------------------
   ---T---6p5--3--6--6p5--5--------------
   -------7p5--3--7--7p5--5----------5---
   ---A---7p5--3--7--7p5--5------5-7-----   
   --------------------------5/7---------
   ---B----------------------------------

Solo 1:-

||:   Dm   |  C  Bb  |   A   |   A   :||:   C   |   C   |   G   |   G   |   F   |   F   |
  |   Dm   |  Dm Bb  |   C   |   C  Bb  |   C   |   C   :||:  Dm  C  |   Bb   |   C   |   C   :||


3:33                                               3:40  
  --------------------------------------------9-12-10--------------------------------------------
  ---T--10--10-10-10------------------------10-------10------11-13-11h13r11-10h11r10-11-9--9-10--
  ------------------10h12r10-9h10r9--------9-----------10----------------------------------------
  ---A-----------------------------------11--------------12--------------------------------------
  -------------------------------------12--------------------------------------------------------
  ---B-------------------------------12----------------------------------------------------------
                                                                                         
   3:41                                                       3:50                        
  -----------13----------13-12----------------------------------------13-10-----10---------------
  ---T----13---13-------------13--------13-13-13---15-15-13--15-15--10-----10-13--13-10----------
  ------14-------14-------------12-14-12-------------------15--------------------------12-10-----
  ---A-------------15-15-------------------------------------------------------------------------
  -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  ---B-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                                                                      
    3:53                                                  
  -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  ---T-------3h6r3---5-6-8-6-5-6-8-6------3h6r3---------5--8-5-----5-----------------------------
  ---------3---------5------------------3-----------5-7--------7-5---7---------------------------
  ---A---3-----------5----------------3-----------5----------------------------------------------
  -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  ---B-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                     
   ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   ---T--6p5--3--6--6p5--5-----/10--8-----6p5--3--6--6p5--5-------------5------------------------
   ------7p5--3--7--7p5--5-----/10--9-----7p5--3--7--7p5--5-------5-7----------------------------
   ---A--7p5--3--7--7p5--5-----/10--10----7p5--3--7--7p5--5---5/7--------------------------------
   ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   ---B------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

             Dm	     		    C		   Bb	               A	
		AND THEN THE MAN HE STEPS RIGHT UP TO THE MICROPHONE
   -----------------------------------------------------------------7/9--9--9/12--12--12\10------
   ---T-----------------------------------------------------10-----------------------------------
   ------------------------------------------------------9-------9-------------------------------
   ---A------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   ---B------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

            Dm	     	           C	       Bb	     A	
		AND SAYS AT LAST JUST AS THE TIME BELL RINGS
   --------------------------------------------------------------9--  
   ---T----------------------------------------------------------5--
   --------------------------------------------------------------0--
   ---A-------------------------------------------------------------
   -----------------------------------------------------------------
   ---B-------------------------------------------------------------

            C			                    G		
	        "GOODNIGHT NOW IT'S TIME TO GO HOME"
   ---------------------------------------------------------------6-
   ---T----------------------------------------------8--(8)\6----6--
   ---------------------------------------------7/9-----(9)\7---7---
   ---A-------------------------------------------------------8-----
   -----------------------------------------------------------------
   ---B-------------------------------------------------------------



		F 		      		            Dm	      Bb   C		
		   AND HE MAKES IT FAST WITH ONE MORE THING
   ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------  
   ---T------------------------------------------------6----6----3--3--3--3/5--------------    
   -------------------------------------------------7-----7---7--3--3--3--3/5-------------- 
   ---A--------------------------------------5h6h7---------------3--3--3--3/5--------------   
   ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------   
   ---B------------------------------------------------------------------------------------   

				                Bb   C 	
		"WE ARE THE SULTANS,          WE ARE THE SULTANS OF SWING"
   ----------1-------------------------------------------------------------------------
   ---T---3--3--3--3/5--------------------------6p5--3--6--6p5--5-----/10--8-----------
   -------3--3--3--3/5--------------------------7p5--3--7--7p5--5-----/10--9-----------
   ---A---3--3--3--3/5--------------------------7p5--3--7--7p5--5-----/10--10----------
   ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   ---B--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

   ||:  Dm  C  |  Bb  |   C  |   C  :||
   --------------------------------------
   ---T---6p5--3--6--6p5--5--------------
   -------7p5--3--7--7p5--5----------5---
   ---A---7p5--3--7--7p5--5------5-7-----   
   --------------------------5/7---------
   ---B----------------------------------

		||:   Dm  |   Bb  |   C   |   C   :|| x8
5:02                                                       
   ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   ---T-10--------------------10---------------------------------10-8h10r8----8-----------------
   --------12-10-12-10-----------10h12r10-7h10r7-5h7r5---------------------10---10-7------------
   ---A----------------12-12--------------------------5h7r5-------------------------------------
   -------------------------------------------------------5h7r5--------------------------------
   ---B-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                                                                        
    5:09                                      5:12                                        
   ---------5h8-----5h8-----5h8-----------------------13-10-------------------------------------
   ---T-5h8-----5h8-----5h8-----5------------------10------13-10--------------10----------------
   -------------------------------------------------------------12-10------------12-------------
   ---A--------------------------------------------------------------12--10-12------------------
   ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   ---B-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                                                                      
    5:15                             5:18                                                 
   --------------------------12-----10---13r10---10-----13r10---10-----15r12---12------15r12----
   ---T------10-------11---13--13-11-----------10--(x4)-------11---(x4)------13---(x7)-------13-
   ----10-12----10-12---------------------------------------------------------------------------
   ---A-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   ---B-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                                                                           
                                                                                        
   -----13r10---10-----13r10---10-----15r12---12------15r12-------------------------------------
   ---T-------10--(x4)-------11---(x4)------13---(x7)-------13----------------------------------
   ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   ---A-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   ---B-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                                                                        
     5:32                                                                                
   ------17--17-15---------------15---17--15h17r15----------------------------------------------
   ---T------------18-15---15-18-------------------15h18r15-13h15r13-10h13r10-------------------
   ---------------------------------------------------------------------------9h12r9------------
   ---A------------------------------------------------------------------------------10h12r10---
   -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------12
   ---B-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
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