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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE--------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the#
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research.#
#-----------------------------------------------------------------------------#
'I can play this here guitar / And I won't quit 'til I'm a star / On
Broadway'?  Oh, well, it sounds more poetic than 'And I won't quit 'til
I earn union scale in a pit band / On Broadway'  -- AWR


                             "On Broadway"
                    (Leiber / Stoller / Mann / Weil)

Intro:

	F#   E/F#   [4X]
	/  /  /  /

Verse 1:

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

[key change to G]

Verse 2:

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

[key change to Ab]

Verse 3:

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

[repeat verse 3 with strings, horns, and guitar solo over first two lines]

Coda:

	           Ab      Gb/Ab     Gb Ab/Gb
	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]


-- another ace 60's tab from Andrew Rogers
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