Island Girl chords

Elton John


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  			Intro: Dm    Bb

           Dm                             Bb/F
I see your teeth flash, Jamaican honey so sweet
           C/G             F           Bb
Down where Lexington cross 47th Street
        Dm                                       Bb/F
She's a big girl, she's standing six foot three
        F                           C/G       Ab
Turning tricks for the dudes in the big city
Eb     Bb
Island girl
What you wanting with the white man's world
Eb     Bb
Island girl
Black boy want you in his island world
           Bb                Bb/A
He want to take you from the racket boss
           Bb7              Eb
He want to save you but the cause is lost
Bb           Bb7          Eb
Island girl, island girl, island girl
Bb/F                              Eb/G  F7/A  Bb
Tell me what you wanting with the white man's world
F    Bb    F    Bb
      Dm                                Bb/F
She's black as coal but she burn like a fire
       C/G                    F/A                  Bb
And she wrap herself around you like a well worn tire
             Dm                                 Bb/F
You feel her nail scratch your back just like a rake
   F                 C/G                  Ab  
He one more gone, he one more John who make the mistake
repeat chorus 
then repeat verse chords for instrumental break
repeat chous again
F    Bb/F    F    Bb/F    F    Bb/F