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Piano Man  Billy Joel

It's [C]nine o'[G]clock on a [Am]saturday [C]
the [F]regular [C/E]crowd shuffles [D7]in [G]
There's an [C]old man [G] sitting [Am]next to me [C/G]
Makin' [F]love to his [G11]tonic and [C]gin [F/C] [Cmaj7] [G11]
He says "[C]Son can you [G]play me a [F]memory[C/G] ?
I'm [F]not really [C/E]sure how it [D7]goes [G]
But it's [C]sad and it's [G]sweet and I [F]knew it com[C/G]plete
when [F]I wore a [G11]younger man's [C]clothes"

[Am]Da da da[Am/G] de de [D7/F#]da [F] [Am]
da da [Am/G] de de [D7/F#] [D7]da da [G]da[G/F] [C/E] [G7/D]
[C]Sing us a [G]song, you're the [F]piano man, [C/G]
[F]sing us a [C/E]song to[D7]night [G]
Well we're [C]all in the [G]mood for a [F]melody
[C/G]and [F]you've got us [G11]feeling all [C]right[F/C] [Cmaj7] [G11]

Now [C]John at the [G]bar is a [F]friend of mine, [C]
he [F]gets me my [C/E]drinks for [D7]free [G]
And he's [C]quick with a [G]joke or to [F]light up your [C/G]smoke,
but there's [F]some place that [G11]he'd rather [C]be [F/C] [Cmaj7] [G11]
He says "[C]Bill I be[G]lieve this is [F]killing me"[C/G]
As a [F]smile ran a[C/E]way from his [D7]face [G]
"Well I'm [C]sure that I [G]could be a [F]movie [C/G]star
If [F]I could get [G11]out of this [C]place"

Chorus

[Am]Da da da[Am/G] de de [D7/F#]da [F] [Am]
da da [Am/G] de de [D7/F#] [D7]da da [G]da[G/F] [C/E] [G7/D]
[C]Sing us a [G]song, you're the [F]piano man, [C/G]
[F]sing us a [C/E]song to[D7]night [G]
Well we're [C]all in the [G]mood for a [F]melody
[C/G]and [F]you've got us [G11]feeling all [C]right[F/C] [Cmaj7] [G11]

Now [C]Paul is a [G]real estate [F]novelist [C]
who [F]never had [C/E]time for a [D7]wife [G]
And he's [C]talking with [G]Davy, who's [F]still in the [C/G]Navy,
and [F]probably [G11]will be for [C]life [F/C] [Cmaj7] [G11]
And the [C]waitress is [G]practicing [G]politics,
[C/G] as the [F]businessmen [C/E]slowly get [D7]stoned [G]
Yes they're [C]sharing a [G]drink they call [F]loneli[C/G]ness,
but it's [F]better than [G11]drinking a[C]lone

Chorus

[Am]Da da da[Am/G] de de [D7/F#]da [F] [Am]
da da [Am/G] de de [D7/F#] [D7]da da [G]da[G/F] [C/E] [G7/D]
[C]Sing us a [G]song, you're the [F]piano man, [C/G]
[F]sing us a [C/E]song to[D7]night [G]
Well we're [C]all in the [G]mood for a [F]melody
[C/G]and [F]you've got us [G11]feeling all [C]right[F/C] [Cmaj7] [G11]

It's a [C]pretty good [G]crowd for a [F]saturday [C]
and the [F]manager [C/E]gives me a [D7]smile [G]
`Cause he [C]knows that it's [G]me that they've been [F]coming to [C/G]see
To for[F]get about [G11]life for a [C]while [F/C] [Cmaj7] [G11]
And the [C]piano [G]sounds like a [F]carnival[C/G]
and the [F]microphone [C/E]smells like a [D7]beer [G]
And they [C]sit at the [G]bar and put [F]bread in my [C/G]jar
and say "[F]Man what are [G11]you doing [C]here ?"

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Am C C/E C/G Cmaj7 D7 D7/F# F F/C G G/F G11 G7/D
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jebus81 (report)

Nice work on this tab, however some if the F chords should be Am chords.