Up On The Roof
1962
usCarole King & Gerry Goffin, sung by The Drifters
CC6CM7DEmG
6 chords used in this song
GEm
GWhen this old world starts a Emgetting me down
CDG
And Cpeople are just too Dmuch for me to Gface
GEm
Gclimb way up to the Emtop of the stairs
CDG
And Call my cares just Ddrift right into Gspace
CC6CM7C
COn the roof, it's C6peaceful as can CM7be C
GEmCD
And Gthere the world beEmlow can't bother Cme D
GEm
So when GI come home feeling Emtired and beat
CDG
Cgo up where the Dair is fresh and Gsweet
GEm
Gget away from the Emhustling crowd
CDG
And Call that rat race Dnoise down in the Gstreet
CC6CM7C
COn the roof, the C6only place I CM7know C
GEmC
Where Gyou just have to Emwish to make it Cso
DG
Let's Dgo up on the Groof
Instrumental (verse)
     G      Em     C     D     G
A |-------0-32-----3-2---------2
E |--3-3-3-3--3-3-3---3--0--03--
C |-2-------------------2--2----
G |-----------------------------
CC6CM7C
At Cnight the stars, put C6on a show for CM7free C
GEmCD
And Gdarling, you can Emshare it all with Cme D
I keep a telling you
GEm
GRight smack dab in the Emmiddle of town
CDG
I've Cfound a paraDdise that's trouble Gproof
CEm
And Cif this world starts Emgetting you down
CDG
There's Croom enough for Dtwo up on the Groof
EmG
Up on the Emroof, up on the Groof
EmG
Up on the Emroof, up on the Groof
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