Satin doll

Duke Ellington

        Cigarrette holder, which wigs me,
        Over her shoulder, she digs me,
        Out cattin' that Satin Doll.  
Baby shall we go out shippin',
Careful amigo, you're flippin',
Speaks latin, that Satin Doll.
                 She's nobody's fool,
        So I'm playin' it cool as can be.
        I'll give it a whirl,
        But ain't for no girl catchin' me!
Telephone numbers, well, you know,
Doing my rhumbas with Uno,
And that 'n' my Satin Doll.
Exit: D7 - G7 - C7
     From: (Alec Horgan)
Subject: TAB(almost): Satin Doll
actually, I changed my mind; the melody is so easy (and slow) it really
doesn't need to be tabbed, since the whole thing could be played on one
string. I think it's easier (on me, at least) simply to write the note
names over the lyrics. so, here goes:
Satin Doll--by Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, and Johnny Mercer
Chords: Dm7 G7 Dm7 G7 Em7 A7 Em7 A7
Notes: A G A G A A G A B A B A B B A B
Words: Cig-a-rette holder, which wigs me, over her shoulder, she digs me
Chords: Am9 D9 Abm9 Db9 C
Notes: D C D Bb Ab Bb G
Words: Out cattin', that satin doll
subsequent verses are the same. onto the bridge:
Chords: Gm7 C7 Gm7 C7b9 FM7 Gm7 Am7 Bbm7
Notes: G C Bb A G A Bb C Bb A G A Bb C
Words: She's no-bod-y's fool, so I'm playing it cool as can be
Chords: Am7 D7 Am7 D7b9 G7 Dm7 G7
Notes: C D C B A B C D C B A B C D
Words: I'll give it a whirl, but I ain't for no girl catching me
I assume you know how the rhythm goes. Hope this is accurate, and hope it
helps. If any of this is unclear, let me know. Suggestions, corrections,
improvements, general wisdom welcome.
 "Perhaps the only true dignity of man is his capacity to despise himself."
---George Santayana, _The Ethics of Spinoza_

A7 Abm7 Am7 C C#7 C#dim C7 Cm D7 Dm7 Em7 F G7 Gm Gm7
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