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On Broadway

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On Broadway - The Drifters 1963

Intro:

F#   E   (4X)
/  /  /  /

Verse 1:

 F#          E     F#         E         F#  E        F#  E
They say the neon lights are bright on Broadway (on Broadway)
 F#              E        F#  E       F#  E         F#  E
They say there's always magic in the air      (on Broadway)
 B               A       B        A  
But when you're walkin' down the street
 B            A     B        Db
And you ain't had enough to eat
F#          E          F#       E        F#   E         F#  E   
The glitter rubs right off and you're nowhere      (on Broadway)

[key change to G]

Verse 2:

 G            F         G        F         G  F         G  F  
They say the girls are something else on Broadway (on Broadway)
 G          F        G        F         G   F         G  F  
But looking at them just gives me the blues     (on Broadway)
  C            Bb     C        Bb  
'Cause how you gonna make some time
 C          Bb       C        D
When all you got is one thin dime
 G           F           G    F           G   F         G  F  
And one thin dime won't even shine your shoes     (on Broadway)

[key change to Ab]

Verse 3:

Ab               Gb         Ab      Gb       Ab Gb        Ab Gb   
Ha!  They say that I won't last too long on Broadway (on Broadway)
Ab           Gb        Ab      Gb         Ab Gb        Ab Gb   
I'll catch a Greyhound bus for home, they all say (on Broadway)
         Db                B        Db         B
Oh!  They're dead wrong, I know they are
  Db         B          Db    Eb
'Cause I can play this here guitar
Ab          Gb       Ab    Gb        Ab Gb        Ab Gb   
And I won't quit 'til I'm a star  on Broadway (on Broadway)

Solo

         Db                B        Db         B
Oh!  They're dead wrong, I know they are
  Db         B          Db    Eb
'Cause I can play this here guitar
Ab          Gb       Ab    Gb        Ab Gb        Ab Gb   
And I won't quit 'til I'm a star  on Broadway (on Broadway)

Coda:

           Ab      Gb        Gb Ab   
I'm gonna make it, yeah (on Broadway)
I'll be a big, big, big man (on Broadway)
I'll have my name in lights (on Broadway)
Everybody, everybody's gonna know me, yes (on Broadway)
All up and down Broadway (on Broadway) [fade]

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Artist name: The Drifters

Last updated on February 18, 2013 with 423 views

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