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Dire Straits - Sultans Of Swing tab

Dire Straits - Sultans of Swing

this song was originally tabbed by guitarclay but there are just some adjustments
that need to be made...

adjusted by josh katsikis

         Dm
e|------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------6-------------6------------6-------------------------|
G|-------------7---7----7----7------------7--7--5---5----5-----5--7-|
D|----------7------7----7--------------7-----7--5-7-5--7-5--7--5--7-|
A|----5--5------------------------5--5------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------|

          Dm                      C              Bb           A          A7
  You get a shiver in the dark, It's raining in the park, but meantime
e------------------------------------|
B---4b6-6r4b6r4----------------------|
G------------------------------------|
D------------------------------------|
A------------------------------------|
E------------------------------------|

Dm                             C          Bb        A
  South of the river you stop and you hold everything
e----------------------5-|
B-----10---10-11-10----6-|
G-------------------9--5-|
D-2s11--11-11----------7-|
A------------------------|
E------------------------|

F                                 C
  A band is blowing Dixie double four time
e------------------------------------|
B--5---5-6-5-6-5--3------------------|
G--5---5-7-5-7-5--3------------------|
D---x-x--7--------3------------------|
A------------------------------------|
E------------------------------------|

Bb                                            Dm            Bb  C
  You feel all right when you hear that music ring
e-----------------------------------|
B-------6-----x-3-6--x-3s5----------|
G----7---7s2--x-3-3--x-3s5--------5-|
D-5h7-7-------x-3----x-3s5-----5h7--|
A---------------------------5s7-----|
E-----------------------------------|


                Dm                  C         Bb           A
  Well now you step inside but you don't see too many faces
e-------------------------------------|
B-10--10---10-11-10-10-8--8--6--------|
G-------------------------------------|
D---11--11-11-11-11-------9--7--------|
A-------------------------------------|
E-------------------------------------|

Dm                      C                Bb        A
  Coming in out of the rain to hear the jazz go down
e-10p9-------------------------------|
B-----10-----------------------------|
G-------9p7p6------------------------|
D------------7-5---------------------|
A---------------7--------------------|
E------------------------------------|

F                           C
  Competition in other places
e----------------------------------|
B-5-5--6-6-5-3---------------------|
G-5-5--7-7-5-3---------------------|
D-5-5--7-7-5-3---------------------|
A----------------------------------|
E----------------------------------|

Bb                                    Dm            Bb  C
  But the horns, they're blowing that sound
e----10-8----------------------------|
B----10---10-x--3-6-x-x--3s5-5-5-----|
G----10-9-10-x--3-3-x-x--3s5-5-5-----|
D-x-x-----------3-3-x-x--3s5-5-5-----|
A------------------------------------|
E------------------------------------|

                  Bb   C
  Way on down south
e------------------------------------|
B----x-3-6--3s5----------------------|
G--5-x-3-3--3s5----------------------|
D-5--x-3----3s5----------------------|
A------------------------------------|
E------------------------------------|

                      Dm         C  Bb
    way on down south London town
            C                    Dm    C Bb    C
e-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B---6-5-3---6--6p5-x-5-------10-8-8-8--6-5-3--6--6p5-x-5------------|
G---7-5-3---7-6----x-5--5s10-10-----9--7-5-3--7-7----x-5----------5-|
D---7-5-3---7--7p5-x-5-----------------7-5-3--7--7p5-x-5-------5h7--|
A---------------------------------------------------------x-5s7-----|
E-------------------------------------------------------------------|

                Dm           C   Bb      A             A7
  You check out Guitar George,  he knows all the chords
e------9-8-9------10-10--------------|
B------8-7-8------10-10--------------|
G------9-8-9--10--10-10--------------|
D-1s7--------------------------------|
A-1s7--------------------------------|
E------------------------------------|

Dm                          C                    Bb      A         F
  Mind he's strictly rhythm he doesn't want to make it cry or sing
e-----5------9---------9-7-----------------8-------------|
B----5-5-8b10--pbr8(10)-----8b10r8b10r8b10--pbr8(10)p6---|
G-7b9----------------------0-----------------------------|
D--------------------------------------------------------|
A--------------------------------------------------------|
E--------------------------------------------------------|

                              C                  Bb
  Yes, and an old guitar is all he can afford
e------------------------------------|
B----8-8s6-6-6-6---------------------|
G-7s9--9s7-7-7-7---------------------|
D------------------------------------|
A------------------------------------|
E------------------------------------|

                                               Dm         Bb C
  When he gets under the lights to play his thing
e-----10-8---------------------------------------|
B----------10-10-x-3-x-6--3-3s5-5----------------|
G-9s10---9-10-10-x-3-x-3--3-3s5-5-------5-5-5s7--|
D------------------3-x----3-3s5-5----5h7-7-7-----|
A---------------------------------5s7------------|
E------------------------------------------------|

Dm              C       Bb           A              A7
  And Harry doesn't mind if he doesn't make the scene
e------------------------------------|
B---8-let-ring--8--------------------|
G-7b9r7b9r7b9r7b9--------------------|
D------------------------------------|
A------------------------------------|
E------------------------------------|

Dm                  C      Bb         A       A7
  He's got a daytime job he's doing alright
e------9---------------5---8----------|
B-12b14--10--------------0-8b10-------|
G----------9h10p9--7-6-4-0------------|
D---------------------7---------------|
A-------------------------------------|
E-------------------------------------|

                              C            Bb
  He can play honky tonk like anything
e------------------------------------|
B--5--5-x-6-6-5-x-3------------------|
G--5--5-x-7-7-5-x-3------------------|
D--5--5-x-7-7-5-x-3------------------|
A------------------------------------|
E------------------------------------|

                            Dm            Bb
  Saving it up for Friday night
e-----------------------------------|
B------6-5p4---3-6-3-3s5-5----------|
G----7------7--3-3-3-3s5-5----------|
D-5s7-7--------3-3-3-3s5-5----------|
A-----------------------------------|
E-----------------------------------|

C                 Bb      C
  With the Sultans,
e------------------------------------|
B--x-3-6--3-3s5-5--------------------|
G--x-3-3--3-3s5-5--------------------|
D--x-3----3-3s5-5--------------------|
A------------------------------------|
E------------------------------------|

                         Dm
 with the Sultans of Swing
    Dm C Bb    C                    Dm    C Bb    C
e------------------------------------------------------------------|
B---6-5-3---6--6p5-x-5-------10-8--8--6-5-3--6--6p5-x-5------------|
G---7-5-3---7-7----x-5--5s10-10--0-9--7-5-3--7-7----x-5----------5-|
D---7-5-3---7--7p5-x-5----------------7-5-3--7--7p5-x-5-------5h7--|
A--------------------------------------------------------x-5s7-----|
E------------------------------------------------------------------|


         Dm                         C            Bb         A     A7
  And a crowd of young boys they're fooling around in the corner
e-------12-------------------13------|
B-12b14----pbr12(14)p10--------------|
G----------------------12s14-14------|
D------------------------------------|
A------------------------------------|
E------------------------------------|

Dm                              C            Bb               A         A7
  Drunk and dressed in their best brown baggies, and their platform soles
e-12p9---------5------------------------|
B-----10--------------------------------|
G-------9--7-6-0-x---pbr12(14)-12b14----|
D----------------x----------------------|
A--------------------------15-----15----|
E---------------------------------------|

F                                  C                      Bb
  They don't give a damn about any trumpet playing band
e------------------------------------|
B----8-8s6-6-6-6---------------------|
G-7s9--9s7-7-7-7---------------------|
D------------------------------------|
A------------------------------------|
E------------------------------------|

                                     Dm        Bb
  It ain't what they call rock and roll
e------------------------------------|
B--------------3-6-x-3s5-------------|
G-----7--6-----3-3-x-3s5-------------|
D-5s7-7-7-7s2--3---x-3s5-------------|
A------------------------------------|
E------------------------------------|

C                  Bb
  And the Sultans,
e------------------------------------|
B--3-6-3--3s5-5----------------------|
G--3-3-3--3s5-5----------------------|
D--3-3-3--3s5-5----------------------|
A------------------------------------|
E------------------------------------|

C                                    Dm
  yeah the sultans, they played Creole.  Creole.
    Dm C Bb    C        Creole      Dm    C Bb    C              ah ah
e-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B---6-5-3---6--6p5-x-5-------10-8-8-8--6-5-3--6--6p5-x-5------------|
G---7-5-3---7-7----x-5--5s10-10-----9--7-5-3--7-7----x-5----------5-|
D---7-5-3---7--7p5-x-5-----------------7-5-3--7--7p5-x-5-------5h7--|
A---------------------------------------------------------x-5s7-----|
E-------------------------------------------------------------------|

1. instrumental

Ah ah
e------------------------------------------------------------|
B--8b10--8b9s10-8b9s10--pbr8(10)--6h8p6--5h6p5---------------|
G------------------------------------------------------------|
D----------------------------------------------------11------|
A---------------------------------------------------x--------|
E--------------------------------------------------x---------|

e------9-12b13b14r12--10-----------------------------------------|
B---10------------------10-------10-13-11h13p11--9-10---11-x-x---|
G--9-----------------------10--------------------------x---------|
D----------------------------12----------------------------------|
A----------------------------------------------------------------|
E----------------------------------------------------------------|

e------------------------------13----------------12h13-12-------------|
B-9-10-10--10----------13--------13----------------------13-----------|
G----0--0---0-----12b14--12bh14----(14)r12-10-10-----------12-14p12---|
D------------x-x------------------------------------------------------|
A---------------------------------------------------------------------|
E---------------------------------------------------------------------|

e---------------------------------------13p10--10------------------|
B-13-13--13b15-(15)r13--13b15-13b15r13--10---10---13b15-10---------|
G---------------------15----------------------------------12-10s3--|
D------------------------------------------------------------------|
A------------------------------------------------------------------|
E------------------------------------------------------------------|

e--------------------------------------------------------------------|
B---3-6-3---5-6s8-6-5h6s8s3---3-6-3-3s5-------------8----------------|
G--3-------5-----------------3------3s5--5--7-5-7bh9-(9)r7-5-7-7s2---|
D-3-------5-----------------3-------3s5-5----------------------------|
A--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E--------------------------------------------------------------------|

e-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B---6-5-3---6--6p5-x-5-------10-8-8-8--6-5-3--6--6p5-x-5------------|
G---7-5-3---7-7----x-5--5s10-10-----9--7-5-3--7-7----x-5----------5-|
D---7-5-3---7--7p5-x-5-----------------7-5-3--7--7p5-x-5-------5h7--|
A---------------------------------------------------------x-5s7-----|
E-------------------------------------------------------------------|


Dm                       C        Bb            A
  And then the man he steps right up to the microphone
e----------------------------------------|
B-------10----12s14-14---14s17--15---15--|
G----------------------------------------|
D--5s11-11-11-12s14----14--s17----15-15--|
A----------------------------------------|
E----------------------------------------|

Dm              C                Bb     A
  And says at last just as the time bell rings
e----9--9---------------------------|
B----8--8-let-ring------------------|
G----9--9---------------------------|
D-----------------------------------|
A-----------------------------------|
E-----------------------------------|

F                     C
  goodnight now it's time to go home'
e------------------------------------|
B-----8--8-8-----11------------------|
G--7s9-9-9----10-10------------------|
D------------------------------------|
A------------------------------------|
E------------------------------------|

Bb                                          Dm
  Then he makes it fast with one more thing
e------------------------------------|
B------6-6--------3-6-x--3s5-5-------|
G----7--7-7--7-x--3-3-x--3s5-5-------|
D-5s7-7-----7--x--3---x--3s5-5-------|
A------------------------------------|
E------------------------------------|

C                    Bb
  'We are the Sultans,
e------------------------------------|
B--3-6-x--3s5-5----------------------|
G--3-3-x--3s5-5----------------------|
D--3---x--3s5-5----------------------|
A------------------------------------|
E------------------------------------|

C                         Dm
   we are the sultans of Swing
            C                    Dm    C Bb    C
e-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B---6-5-3---6--6p5-x-5-------10-8-8-8--6-5-3--6--6p5-x-5------------|
G---7-5-3---7-7----x-5--5s10-10-----9--7-5-3--7-7----x-5----------5-|
D---7-5-3---7--7p5-x-5-----------------7-5-3--7--7p5-x-5-------5h7--|
A---------------------------------------------------------x-5s7-----|
E-------------------------------------------------------------------|


2. instrumental
e----------------------------------------------------------|
B-8b10--8-6-8-6---pbr8(10)-8-5h8p5-3h5p3-------------------|
G--------------7------------------------5h7p5-5---5--------|
D---------------------------------------------5h7p5--------|
A---------------------------------------------------5h7p5--|
E----------------------------------------------------------|

e-------------------------------8-------8-------8-------8---------|
B--x-10p8--8------------8h10p8--8h10p8--8h10p8--8h10p8--8h10p8----|
G-x------10-10-7--7--7h9------9-------9-------9-------9-------9---|
D-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E-----------------------------------------------------------------|

e--8--------------------10-------------------------------------------|
B--8h10-8-------------10--13p10--10---------------10-------10-----11-|
G---------x-x-x--12b14---------12--12p10--------10--12----x----0-x---|
D-------0-x-x-x-------------------------12-10h12---------x------x----|
A--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E--------------------------------------------------------------------|

e-----------12-------10-x-x--13p10--10-13p10--10-13p10--10-13p10--10--|
B-x-x-11bh13--(13)r11-------------10--------10--------10--------10----|
G---------------------------------------------------------------------|
D---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A---------------------------------------------------------------------|
E---------------------------------------------------------------------|

e-13p10--10-13p10--10-13p10--10-13--x--15p12--12-15p12--12-15p12--12--|
B------11--------11--------11------x--------13--------13--------13----|
G---------------------------------------------------------------------|
D---------------------------------------------------------------------|
A---------------------------------------------------------------------|
E---------------------------------------------------------------------|

e-15p12---15p12--12-15p12--12-15p12--12-15---10-13p10--10-13p10--10--|
B------13------13--------13--------13------10--------10--------10----|
G--------------------------------------------------------------------|
D--------------------------------------------------------------------|
A--------------------------------------------------------------------|
E--------------------------------------------------------------------|

e-13p10--10-13p10--10-13p10--10-13p10--10-13p10--10-13--x-15p12--12-----|
B------10--------10--------11--------11--------11------x-------13-------|
G-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
D-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
A-----------------------------------------------------------------------|
E-----------------------------------------------------------------------|

e-15p12--12-15p12--12-15p12--12-15p12--12-15p12--12-15p12--12-15p12---15b17-|
B------13--------13--------13--------13--------13--------13--------12-------|
G---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E---------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e--15b17r15-13---13--15bh17r15b17r15-12h15p12----------------------------|
B-------------15---13------------------------13h15p13-10h13p10-----------|
G-------------------------------------------------------------9h12p9-----|
D-------------------------------------------------------------------15s7-|
A------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e-------------------------------------------------------------------|
B---6-5-3---6--6p5-x-5-------10-8-8-8--6-5-3--6--6p5-x-5------------|
G---7-5-3---7-7----x-5--5s10-10-----9--7-5-3--7-7----x-5----------5-|
D---7-5-3---7--7p5-x-5-----------------7-5-3--7--7p5-x-5-------5h7--|
A---------------------------------------------------------x-5s7-----|
E-------------------------------------------------------------------|
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