Toots And The Maytals - Sweet And Dandy tab

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My all-time favourite reggae song!!

SWEET & DANDY
(F. Hibbert)

The Maytals, 1968

The number one song of the fourth Jamaican Festival contest, 1969.
To be played moderatly fast with a reggae beat.

Capo on the first fret

Opening riff(solo guitar):F--------------------------------------------------------------------|C--------------------------------------------------------------------|G#-------------------------------------------------------------------|D#-------------------------------------------------------------------|Bb----0-3-6b-----0-3-5-----0-3-6b-----0-3-6---5---3--0---------------|F-------------------------------------------------------3--1---0-----|
(Verse 1) D(Eb) Etty in the room a cry G(F#) Mama say she must wipe her eye A(Bb) Papa say she no fi foolish Like she never been to school at all (Chorus) D It is no wonder G It's a perfect pander D A D While they were dancing in that bar room last night. (Verse 2) Johnson in the room afret Uncle say he must hold up him head Aunty say she no fi foolish Like a no time fi him wedding day (Chorus) It is no wonder It's a perfect pander While they were dancing in that bar room last night. (Verse 3) One pound ten for the wedding cake Plenty bottle of cola wine All the people them dress up in a white Fi go eat out Johnson wedding cake (Chorus) It is no wonder It's a perfect pander While they were dancing in that bar room last night. (Repeat all once more and then end with...) A They were sweet and dandy, sweet and dandy, D Sweet and dandy, sweet and dandy, (..repeat until fade) ---------------------- Transcribed by darrenblin@hotmail.com Lyrics borrowed from the Reggae Lyrics Archive @ http://hjem.get2net.dk/sbn/reggae.htm (Now I know what he is saying!!)
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