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Straighten Up And Fly Right
[Verse 1]
Ab              Ab6/C        Db6              Ddim7
A buzzard took a monkey for a ride in the air
Ab6            Fm7                              E9       Eb9
The monkey thought that everything was on the square
Ab              Ab6/C        Db6              Ddim7
The buzzard tried to throw the monkey off his back
Ab6            Fm7                           Bb7(#5)  Eb9
The monkey grabbed his neck and said,  “Now listen, Jack…”

[Chorus 1]
Ab6/C           Db6
Straighten up and fly right
Ab              Bb7(#5)  Eb9
Straighten up and fly right
Ab6/C           Db6
Straighten up and fly right
Ab6                     E9     Eb9
Cool down papa, don’t you blow your top
Ab6/C           Db6
Ain’t no use in divin’
Ab              Bb7(#5)
What’s the use of  jiving
Ab6/C           Db6
Straighten up and fly right
Eb9                     Eb9   Eb7   Ab6
Cool down papa, don’t you blow your top

[Bridge]
C7
The buzzard told the monkey, “you are choking me”
F7                    Gb9            F9
“Release your hold, and I will set you free”
Bb9
The monkey looked the buzzard right dead in the eye
Bb7             Eb9    Bb7(#5)            Eb9        Eb7        Ab6
And said, “Your story is so touching, but it sounds just like a lie”

[Chorus 2]
Ab6/C           Db6
Straighten up and fly right
Ab              Bb7(#5)  Eb9
Straighten up and stay  right
Ab6/C           Db6
Straighten up and fly right
Ab6                     E9     Eb9
Cool down papa, don’t you blow your top

[Bridge]
Ab6/C           Db6
Straighten up and fly right

[Chorus 2]
Ab              Bb7(#5)
Straighten up and stay right
Ab6/C           Db6
Straighten up and fly right
Eb9                     Eb9   Eb7   Ab6
Cool down papa, don’t you blow your top
 
 
Nat King Cole - Straighten Up And Fly Right :: indexed at Ultimate Guitar.
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About the artist behind Straighten Up And Fly Right:

Nathaniel Adams Coles (March 17, 1919 – February 15, 1965), known professionally as Nat King Cole, was a popular American jazz singer-songwriter and pianist.

Cole first came to prominence as a leading jazz pianist, then switched his emphasis to singing, becoming one of the most popular and best known vocalists of all time.[citation needed]

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