On the Street Where You LiveWords & Music by Alan Jay Lerner & Frederick Loewe
Recorded by Andy Williams, 1964 (#28)*
From the Broadway musical "My Fair Lady"
Am7 D7 G6 Em Am7 D9 Am7 G Am7 G I have often walked down this street before, Am7 D7 G+7 B7 Em7/9 Am7alt Am7 D7 But the pavement always stayed beneath my feet before; Am7 Em7 CM7 Em7 A7/9 D9 G G/F# Em All at once am I several stories high, Em7 Em7sus4 C Am Am7 Cdim Gdim D7 G6 Edim Am7 Know - ing I'm on the street where you live. D7 G6 Em Am7 D9 Am7 G Am7 G Are there lilac trees in the heart of town? Am7 D7 G+7 B7 Em7/9 Am7alt Am7 D7 Can you hear a lark in an - y oth - er part of town? Am7 Em7 CM7 Em7 A7/9 D9 G G/F# Em Does en - chantment pour out of every door? Em7 Em7sus4 C Am Am7 Cdim Gdim D7 G Am7alt G No, it's just on the street where you live. Bridge: B7 CM7 CM7/6 Cm7 Cm7/6 And oh, the towering feeling, Cdim D7 G6 Just to know somehow you are near; Gdim C#m7-5 F#7 The o - ver - powering feeling Bm7 Bm7/E E7 A7 D7 That any second you may suddenly appear. Am7 D7 G6 Em Am7 D9 Am7 G Am7 G Peo - ple stop and stare; they don't bother me, Am7 D7 G+7 B7 Em7/9 Am7alt Am7 D7 For there's nowhere else on earth that I would rather be. Am7 Em7 CM7 Em7 A7/9 Cdim B7 G9 G/F# Em Let the time go by -- I won't care if I Em7 Em7sus4 C Am Am7 Cdim Gdim D7 G6 Can be here on the street where you live.
*Previously recorded versions which also appeared on the charts included Vic Damone (#4), Eddie Fisher (#18) and Lawrence Welk (#96), all in 1956.