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
chorus E you're on top of the world you're on A top of the world and you can't get any higher C on top of the world on top of the world tonight
D----5-4-2-------- A----------5-2---- E --------------5-
verse F#/G F#/G F#/G F#/G It wasn't easy it was hard as hell B You didn't get luck in a wishing well A 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 B 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 G Can you hear me B Can you show me A C You're on top of the world tonight
questions comments to senomar@bach.udel.edu -I'm here, I'm queer, I play 5-string bass

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