Uptown

Album: Twist Uptown (1962)
Charted: 13
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  • He gets up each morning
    And he goes downtown
    Where everyone's his boss
    And he's lost in an angry land
    He's a little man

    But then he comes uptown
    Each ev'nin' to my tenement
    Uptown where folks don't have
    To pay much rent
    And when he's there with me
    He can see that he's everything
    Then he's tall, he don't crawl
    He's a king

    Downtown he's just one of a million guys
    He don't get no breaks
    And he takes all they got to give
    'Cause he's got to live

    But then he comes uptown
    Where he can hold his head up high
    Uptown he knows that I am standing by
    And when I take his hand
    There's no man who could put him down
    The world is sweet
    It's at his feet when he's uptown

    Whoa oh oh oh, oh oh oh
    Yeah yeah, yeah yeah, yeah yeah yeah

    Let me tell ya now

    Uptown where he can hold his head up high
    Uptown he knows that I am standing by
    And when I take his hand
    There's no man who could put him down
    The world is sweet, it's at his feet
    When he's uptown

    Whoa oh oh oh, oh oh oh
    Yeah yeah, yeah yeah, yeah yeah yeah

    Let me tell ya now, uptown Writer/s: Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil
    Publisher: DYAD Music Ltd., Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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