Island Girl

Dm/F    Dm/E    Dm    Dm/C    Bb    Bb/F
Dm/F    Dm/E    Dm    Dm/C    Bb    Bb/F

                Dm                 C      Bb/F
I see your teeth flash, Jamaican honey so sweet
           C/G              F/A     F9   Bb    Bsus4  Bb  Bsus2
Down where Lexington cross forty-seventh Street
         Dm                         C     Bb/F 
She's a big girl, she's standing six foot three
        F                         C/G    Abmaj7
Turning tricks for the dudes in the big city

Eb      Bb     Bsus4   
Island girl
Bb      Bbsus4    Bb                 F        Fsus4   F
What you wanting with the white man's world
Eb      Bb    Bsus4
Island girl
Bb    Bsus4   Bb                 F      Fsus4   F
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           C7/E
Island girl, island girl, island girl
Bb/F                              Eb/G  F7/A    Bb
Tell me what you wanting with the white man's world

She's black as coal but she burn like a fire
And she wrap herself around you like a well worn tire
You feel her nail scratch your back just like a rake
He one more gone, he one more John who make the mistake
  

© 1975 Big Pig Music Limited

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