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 AmAmAmAm
 Istanbul was Constantinople, now it's Istanbul, not Constantinople
 E7E7
Been a long time gone, old Constantinople
 Am-DmDmAm
Now it's Turkish delight on a moonlit night
 AmAmAmAm
 Every gal in Constantinople lives in Istanbul, not Constantinople
 E7E7Am-E7Am
So if you've a date in Constantinople, she'll be waiting in Istanbul

Chorus:
 AmAmAmAm
Even old New York was once New Amsterdam
 Bm7-5E7AmE7
 Why they changed it I can't say, people just liked it better that way
 AmAmAmAm
So take me back to Constantinople, no you can't go back to Constantinople
 E7E7AmAm
Been a long time gone,  Constantinople, why did Constantinople get the works?
 E7Am
That's nobody's business but the Turks

Verse 2:
So take me back to Constantinople
No, You can't go back to Constantinople
Been a long time gone Constantinople
Why did Constantinople get the works?
That's nobodys business but the Turks.

Bridge Chords:
 AmAm
 Do do do do dodo do dododo, Do do do do dodo do dododo
 E7Am
 Do do do do dodo do dododo,     Itstanbul,(Itstanbul)
 AmAm
 Do do do do dodo do dododo, Do do do do dodo do dododo
 E7Am
 Do do do do dodo do dododo,     Itstanbul,(Itstanbul)

Chorus:

Verse 1:
Istanbul was Constantinople,
now it's Istanbul, not Constantinople
Been a long time gone, old Constantinople
Why did constantinople get the works
That's nobodys business but the Turks

Bridge 2:
 AmAmEm
 AmAm
 Do do do do dodo do dododo, Do do do do dodo do dododo
 E7Am
 Do do do do dodo do dododo, Do do do dodo dodo

Verse 2:
So take me back to Constantinople
No, You can't go back to Constantinople
Been a long time gone Constantinople
Why did Constantinople get the works?
That's nobodys business but the Turks.

ITSTANBUL!!!!

END

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alinkyoto (report comment to admin):
Actually written and recorded way back in 1953 by The Four Lads from Toronto, Canada.


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Four_Lads
They did it in F minor.