Drifters - On Broadway First Version: chords and tabs for the song. Watch chords and tablatures for all songs of the singer (group) Drifters. Other chords and tabs for the "On Broadway" can find at the bottom of the page.
an 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