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Lyrics by: Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil
# Debut Chart
13 Mar '62 Hot 100
18 Jun '62 R&B

Lyrics

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 evening to my tenement Uptown where folks don't Have to pay much rent


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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 dont 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 Woah, oh, oh... Yeah, yeah, yeah... Let me tell you 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 Woah, oh, oh... Yeah, yeah... Let me tell you now Uptown, woah, oh, oh

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