Uptown girl    (video)    (midi)

 

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       Ah....

 

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1. Uptown girl,         she's been living in her uptown world,

                       A                 D                        - Em

    I bet she never had a back street guy,

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    I bet her mama never told her why,          I'm gonna try for an ....

 

     D                - Em                                        F#m                      - G

2. Uptown girl,       ´ she's been living in her white bread world,

                       A                  D                   - Em

    as long as anyone with hot blood can,

                                                 F#m                 - G                        A

    and now she's looking for a downtown man,       that's what I am.

 

    Bb                         Gm                   Cm                    F

+     And when she knows what she wants from her ti...me,

Bb                        Gm                  Cm                   F

    and when she wakes up and makes up her mi...nd.

G                       Em                  C                   A

    She'll see I'm not so tough, just because I'm in love with an ...

 

     D               - Em                                                F#m                - G

3. Uptown girl,        you know I've seen her in her uptown world,

                          A                D                       - Em

    she's getting tired of her high class toys,

                                                   F#m              - G                       A

    and all her presents from her uptown boys,      she's got a choice.

 

   F              G         E        - Am - G

+     Oh oh, oh oh, oh oh…

F              G         E        - A - A7

    Oh oh, oh oh, oh oh ….

 

     D               - Em                                          F#m                 - G

3. Uptown girl,        you know I can't afford to buy her pearls,

                       A                              D                    - Em

    but maybe someday when my ship comes in,

                                                    F#m                - G                      A

    she'll understand what kind of guy I've been,       and then I'll win.

 

 

 

 

 

 

   Bb                          Gm                 Cm              F

+     And when she's walking, she's looking so fi...ne,

Bb                         Gm                Cm                     F

    and when she's talking, she'll say that she's mi...ne.

G                       Em                  C                  A

    She'll say I'm not so tough, just because I'm in love with an...

 

     D               - Em                                       F#m                       - G

4. Uptown girl,        she's been living in her white bread world,

                      A                   D                     - Em

    as long as anyone with hot blood can,

                                                 F#m                  - G                       A

    and now she's looking for a downtown man,       that's what I am.

 

   F              G         E         - Am - G

+     Oh oh, oh oh, oh oh…

F              G         E        - A - A7

    Oh oh, oh oh, oh oh ….

 

     D               - Em                             D              G             A

+  Uptown girl,        she's my uptown girl, you know I'm in love with an

     D               - Em                             D              G             A

    Uptown girl,        she's my uptown girl, you know I'm in love with an

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    Uptown girl,        she's my uptown girl ...

 

(orig. = capo 2nd)    (Billy Joel)