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On top of the world   Cheap Trick

Date: Wed, 20 Dec 1995 20:13:12 -0500 (EST)

artist:  Cheap Trick
title:  On Top Of The World
album:  Heaven Tonight
tuning:  standard

Rick Nielsen has said this to be one of his favorite Trick songs
F#/G means slide up


E--0-0-2-0-3-0-2-0-3-0-2-0-3-0-2--   play 12 times

you're on top of the world you're on 
top of the world and you can't get any higher
on top of the world on top of the world tonight

E --------------5-
F#/G      F#/G        F#/G     F#/G
It wasn't easy it was hard as hell
You didn't get luck in a wishing well
You never worked so hard had so much pain wouldn't change
F#             F
for anything

second verse
Learned love from a movie screen 
He was tough she was wild at fifteen
Hated school and had no dreams 
Wasn't going very far

third verse
F#/G       F#/G     F#/G      F#/G
then he got religion and she got a job
It's on her back it's in his job
A                               C
And it costs lots of money money oh

intro four times


fourth verse
Break down nearly every day
Should'a know I couldn't get away
Got lucky with the girl next door 
she was lonely and didn't care

fifth verse
She was young she was dark she was fair
Wrapped herself around you with her stare
You'd explode if she touched you there 
touched you there touched you there

third verse

chorus twice

outro:   repeat to fade
Can you hear me 
Can you show me
A           C
You're on top of the world tonight
questions comments to
                    -I'm here, I'm queer, I play 5-string bass

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