Cheap Trick - On Top Of The World Chords & Tabs

 

On Top Of The World Chords & Tabs

Cheap Trick Chords & Tabs

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On Top Of The World Chords

   
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Date: Wed, 20 Dec 1995 20:13:12 -0500 (EST)
From: Glen Norman Pavan 
Subject: cheap_trick:  on_top_of_the_world.tab


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

intro:

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-|

[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/c/cheap_trick/on_top_of_the_world_crd.html ]
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

chorus

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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