Up On The Roof

James Taylor

  D Bm7 F#m7 
When this old world starts a getting me down,  
And people are just too much for me to face,  [ Em7  G/a (D  A/d  D  G/d  A] I'll climb way up to the top of the stairs, [ D  Bm7  F#m7 ]
And all my cares just drift right into space. [ Em7 G/a (D A/d D G/a A
On the roof, it's peaceful as can be,  [ G  A  G/b  A  Em7  (D/f#  G6  A7]
And there the world below don't bother me, no, no. [D A/d Bm7 F#m7 Em7

So when I come home feeling tired and beat,  [ D Bm7  F#m7 ]
I'll go up where the air is fresh and sweet, [ Em7 G/a (D A/d D G/d A)
I'll get far away from the hustling crowd, [ D  Bm7  F#m7 ]
And all the rat race noise down in the street. [ Em7 G/a (D A/d D G/a A
D) ]
On the roof, that's the only place I know, [ G A G/b A Em7 (D/f# G6
A7) ]
Where you just have to wish to make it so. [ D  A/d  Bm7  F#m7  Em7]
Let's go up on the roof. 

[ D  A/d  D  A/b  Bm7  A/b  Bm7  Em7  D/f#  G  A7  D  A/d  D  G/a  A  D ]
At night the stars put on a show for free [ G A G/b A Em7 (D/f# G6 A7)
And, darling, you can share it all with me. [ D  A/d  Bm7  F#m7  Em7 ]
That's what I said. Keep on telling you that  
right smack dab in the middle of town, [ D  Bm7  F#m7  ] I found a paradise that's trouble proof. [ Em7  G/a  D (A/d  D  G/d A) ] And if this old world starts a getting you down, [ D  Bm7  F#m7 ] There's room enough for two up on the roof. [ Em7  G/a ] [ D  A/d  D  A/b  Bm7  A/b  Bm7  Em7  D/f#  G  A  D ]

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