The Melodians - Swing And Dine chords

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Band - The Melodians
Song - Swing And Dine
Album - Rivers Of Babylon - The Best Of The Melodians 1967-1973

Tabbed By: Tyler Freear (SumFX)

Great Ska Tune By One Of Jamaicas Finest Bands!

I Have Included Both Tab And Chords For Those Who Want To Sing As Well:
Tab On Top
Chords At Bottom
                                
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                                 Tab

Swing And Dine
Intro
  G    Am   Bm   C
|-3-3--5-5--7-7--8--8---|
|-3-3--5-5--7-7--8--8---|
|-4-4--5-5--7-7--9--9---|
|-5-5--7-7--9-9--10-10--|
|-5-5--7-7--9-9--10-10--|
|-3-3--5-5--7-7--8--8---|
 G       Am
|-3------5------|
|-3------5------|
|-4------5------|
|-5------7------|
|-5------7------|
|-3------5------|

Verse
  G        Am
|-3-3-3-3--5-5-5-5--|
|-3-3-3-3--5-5-5-5--|
|-4-4-4-4--5-5-5-5--|
|-5-5-5-5--7-7-7-7--|
|-5-5-5-5--7-7-7-7--|
|-3-3-3-3--5-5-5-5--|

Chorus
  G    Am   Bm   Am
|-3-3--5-5--7-7--5-5---|
|-3-3--5-5--7-7--5-5---|
|-4-4--5-5--7-7--5-5---|
|-5-5--7-7--9-9--7-7---|
|-5-5--7-7--9-9--7-7---|
|-3-3--5-5--7-7--5-5---|

Bridge
  G    Am   Bm   Bb   Am   D    G    D
|-3-3--5-5--7-7--6-6--5-5-------3-3--------|
|-3-3--5-5--7-7--6-6--5-5--7-7--3-3--7-7---|
|-4-4--5-5--7-7--7-7--5-5--7-7--4-4--7-7---|
|-5-5--7-7--9-9--8-8--7-7--7-7--5-5--7-7---|
|-5-5--7-7--9-9--8-8--7-7--5-5--5-5--5-5---|
|-3-3--5-5--7-7--6-6--5-5-------3-3--------|

Structure
Intro
Verse x 4
Chorus x4
Verse x4
Chorus x4
Bridge
Verse x4
Chorus x5 (Fades Out)

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                               Chords

/////////Intro Instrumental/////////
             G Am Bm C
             Pause
             G    Am

Verse 1
G                  Am
I canít believe you want to leave so soon
G                      Am
The partyís just begun, donít go away-ay
G                           Am
The music is sweet for your dancing pleasure
G          Am
Hmm ! Baby, have-no-mea-sure

Chorus
G       Am     Bm             Am
Swing & dine & dance for your money
G       Am     Bm             Am
Swing & dine & dance for your money

Verse 2
G           Am
Hey, Mr DJ, play this song for me,
G          Am
Hey, Mr DJ, play this song for me,
G                    Am
The music has got me, rocking my soul,
G                  Am
Oh Lord I pray Iíll never grow old

Chorus 2
G       Am     Bm             Am
Swing & dine & dance for your money
G       Am     Bm             Am
Swing & dine & dance for your money

//////////Bridge Instrumental//////////
              G  Am Bm Bb
              Am D  G  D

Verse 3
G          Am
Hey, Mr DJ, play this song for me,
G          Am
Hey, Mr DJ, play this song for me,
G                    Am
The music has got me, rocking my soul,
G                  Am
Oh Lord I pray Iíll never grow old

Chorus 3
G       Am     Bm             Am
Swing & dine & dance for your money
G       Am     Bm             Am
Swing & dine & dance for your money

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There You Have It, A Great Old Skool Ska Tune!
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