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On Broadway  Neil Young

Craig Sihner <>
As performed by Neil Young on 'Freedom' album 1989
Intro Riff (x 4)

1.T[A]hey say the n[G]eon li[A]ghts are br[G]ight on Br[A]oad - w[G]ay[A] [G]
th[A]ey say there's a[G]lways m[A]agic i[G]n the a[A]ir[G] [A] [G]
b[D]ut when you're wa[C]lkin' d[D]own the st[C]reet,[D]
and you ain't h[C]ad eno[D]ugh to e[E]at_____
t[A]he glitter r[G]ubs right o[A]ff a[G]nd you're nowhe[A]re.[G] [A] [G]
(intro riff)
2.T[A]hey say the wo[G]men all tr[A]eat you f[G]ine on Br[A]oad - w[G]ay[A] [G]
b[A]ut lookin' at t[G]hem [A] just g[G]ives me the b[A]lues_[G]____[A] [G]
H[D]ow ya go[C]nna m[D]ake some t[C]ime,[D]
[C] when [D]all you go[E]t is one thin dime_______
A[A]nd one thin d[G]ime won't e[A]ven s[G]hine your sh[A]oes.[G] [A] [G]
3. (guitar solo) (use intro riff during A-G parts, make up
your own on the D-C-E parts)
4.T[A]hey say that [G]I won't l[A]ast too lo[G]ng on Br[A]oad - w[G]ay[A] [G]
I[A]'ll catch a Gr[G]eyhound b[A]us for h[G]ome, they all s[A]ay[G] [A] [G]
b[D]ut they're dead wr[C]ong, I kn[D]ow they a[C]re[D]
cause I can pl[C]ay this he[D]re guit[E]ar______
[A]I won't q[G]uit till I[A]'m a s[G]tar on Br[A]oad - w[G]ay____[A] [G]
ending - A G chords over Neil's crazy ad lib.
On Broad_________way
All chords shown are open, though for the ending he uses
Barre A & G. For the riff, just finger the open A chord
on & off. Let the note on e string ring out and mute somewhat
the last 4 notes. Any corrections, additions welcome.
Craig Sihner

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