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Don't Ask Me Why  Billy Joel

DON'T ASK ME WHY from Glass Houses
INTRO: Bb riff x6
[Bb]All the waiters in your [C7]grand cafe
[F7]Leave their tables when you [Bb]blink, [F7]oh
[Bb]Every dog must have his [C7]every day
[F7]Every drunk must have his [Bb]drink
Don't [Am7]wait for [Gm]answers
Just [F]take your [Em7-5]chances
Eb/F Bb riff x4
Don't ask me why
[Bb]All your life you had to [C7]stand in line
[F7]Still you're standing on your [Bb]feet, [F7]oh
[Bb]All your choices made you [C7]change your mind
[F7]Now your calender's com[Bb]plete
Don't [Am7]wait for [Gm]answers
Just [F]take your [Em7-5]chances
Eb/F Bb riff x4
Don't ask me why
Mmmm, [F]You can say the human heart
Is o[Eb]nly make believe
And [F]I am only fighting fire with [Bb]fire[Eb] [Bb]
But [G]you are still a victim
Of the a[C]ccidents you leave
As [G]sure as I'm a victim of de[C7]si..[F7]yi..yire
[Bb]All the servents in your [C7]new hotel
[F7]Throw their roses at your [Bb]feet, [F7]oh
[Bb]Fool them all but baby [C7]I can tell
[F7]You're no stranger to the [Bb]street
Don't [Am7]ask for [Gm]favours
Don't [F]talk to [Em7-5]strangers
Eb/F Bb riff x4
Don't ask me why
[G] [C] [G] [C7] [F7]  
[Bb]Yesterday you were an [C7]only child
[F7]Now your ghosts have gone a[Bb]way, [F7]oh
[Bb]You can kill them in the [C7]classic style
[F7]Now you parlez vous fran[Bb]cais
Don't [Am7]look for [Gm]answers
You [F]took your [Em7-5]chances
Eb/F Bb riff x8
Don't ask me why
Don't ask me why

Bb RIFF: This little riff which occurs a lot in the
song is just a strumming acoustic:
[Bb] [Eb] [Db/Eb]  


G 320033
Bb 688766
Eb/F X88888
Em7-5 XX2333
[F] [133211]  
[Gm]Am7 [355333]X02010
Eb X68886
C X32010
[F7]C7 [131211]X32310

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