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Piano Man Chords

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Author
PIANO MAN       -       Billy Joel


Intro:
Dm7 - Dº7 -
C - G/B - F/A - C/G - F - C/E - D7 - G -
C - G/B - F/A - C/G - F - G7sus4 - C -
F/C - G/C - F/C - C - F/C - G/C - F/C 


      C             G/B              F/A           C/G                                     
It's    nine o' -       clock on a       Saturday 
F                 C/E                 D7     G                                         
    The regular       crowd shuffles     in 
            C          G/B           F/A             C/G                                  
There's an     old man      sitting      next to me 
        F               G7sus4             C                                           
Making     love to his          tonic and     gin 

C - G/B - F/A - C/G - F - G7sus4 - C -     F/C 


           C                G/B           F/A           C/G                              
He says, "    Son, can you      play me a       memory? 
      F             C/E               D7       G                                       
I'm     not really       sure how it     goes, 
          C                G/B              F/A               C/G                         
But it's     sad and it's      sweet and I      knew it com -       plete
      F            G7sus4                 C                                            
When     I wore a          younger man's     clothes"

Am          Am/G             D7/F#         Am/F - G -                                               
    Laa la        laa litty         daah, 
Am          Am/G            D7/F#           G        G/F - C/Ei - G/D
    La laa       litty daa         daah da     dum 


Chorus:
C             G/B                   F/A            C/G                                   
   Sing us a       song, you're the      piano man 
F             C/E            D7       G                                               
   Sing us a       song to -     night 
              C              G/B              F/A          C/G                            
'Cause we're     all in the       mood for a       melody 
      F                G7sus4                 C                                        
And     you've got us          feeling all -     right 

C - G/B - F/A - C/G - F - G7sus4 - C -
F/C - G/C - F/C - C - F/C - G/C - F/C 


     C               G/B            F/A                   C/G                              
Now     John at the       bar is a       friend of mine 
    F              C/E             D7        G                                         
He     gets me my       drinks for     free 
          C                G/B            F/A               C/G                           
And he's     quick with a      joke or a      light up your      smoke,
             F                    G7sus4               C           F/C                     
But there's    some place that's          he'd rather     be      

            C               G/B                 F/A               C/G                     
He says, "    Bill, I be -       lieve this is      killing me," 
        F               C/E                D7        G                                 
As the    smile ran a -      way from his      face 
            C               G/B              F/A            C/G                           
"Well, I'm     sure that I       could be a      movie star 
    F               G7sus4               C                                             
If     I could get          out of this     place."

     Am          Am/G            D7/F#         Am/F - G -                                           
Oh,      Laa la       laa litty         daah, 
Am          Am/G            D7/F#          G       G/F - C/Ei - G/D
   La laa        litty daa        daah da     dum 

     C            G/B               F/A            C/G                                    
Now    Paul is a       real estate       novelist 
     F             C/E              D7      G                                          
Who     never had       time for a     wife 
          C              G/B              F/A                C/G                           
And he's     talking to       Davy who's       still in the       Navy
     F           G7sus4               C                                                
And    probably          will be for     life 

C - G/B - F/A - C/G - F - G7sus4 - C -     F/C 


         C               G/B              F/A            C/G                              
And the     Waitress is       practicing       politics 
        F               C/E              D7          G                                 
As the     businessmen       slowly get      stoned 
              C             G/B                   F/A               C/G                   
Yes, they're     sharing a       drink they call       loneliness, 
          F               G7sus4                C                                      
But it's     better than          drinking a -    lone 


Break:
Am - Am/G - D7/F# - Am/F - G -      2x 
Am - Am/G - D7/F# -      G - G/F - C/Ei - G/D 


Chorus:
C             G/B                    F/A             C/G                                  
   Sing us a       song, you're the       piano man 
F              C/E            D7        G                                              
   Sing us a       song to -     night 
              C              G/B              F/A          C/G                            
'Cause we're     all in the       mood for a       melody 
     F                 G7sus4                 C                                        
And     you've got us          feeling all -     right 

C - G/B - F/A - C/G - F - G7sus4 - C -
F/C - G/C - F/C - C - F/C - G/C - F/C 


        C               G/B              F/A           C/G                                
It's a     pretty good       crowd for a      Saturday 
         F           C/E              D7        G                                      
And the     manager       gives me a     smile 
          C                   G/B                  F/A           C/G                      
'Cause he    knows that it's      me they've been      coming to      see
          F            G7sus4             C                                            
To for -    get about         life for a     while 

C - F/C 


         C          G/B                 F/A           C/G                               
And the     piano        sounds like a       carnival 
         F              C/E                 D7        G                                
And the     microphone       smells like a      beer 
          C              G/B               F/A              C/G                           
And they     sit at the       bar and put       bread in my      jar
            F                G7sus4            C                                      
And say, "    Man, what are          you doin'     here?"

     Am          Am/G             D7/F#        Am/F - G -                                           
Oh,      Laa la        laa litty        daah, 
Am          Am/G            D7/F#           G       G/F - C/Ei - G/D
   La laa        litty daa         daah da     dum 


Chorus:
C             G/B                    F/A             C/G                                  
   Sing us a       song, you're the       piano man 
F             C/E             D7          G                                            
   Sing us a       song to -       night 
               C             G/B              F/A         C/G                             
'Cause we're     all in the       mood for a      melody 
     F                  G7sus4                C                                        
And     you've got us          feeling all -     right 

C - G/B - F/A - C/G - F - G7sus4 - C -     (slow down)
F/C - G/C - F/C - C - F/C - G/C - F/C - C //




Dm7    xx0211
Dº7    xx0101
C      x32010
G/B    x20033
F/A    x03211
C/G    332010
F      133211
C/E    032010
D7     xx0212
G      320003
G7sus4 330011
F/C    x33211
G/C    x35433
Am     x0221x
Am/G   3x221x
D7/F#  2x021x
Am/F   1x221x
G      3xxxxx
G/F    120033
C/Ei   032013
G/D    x55433
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adam360x 110 Aug 21, 2013 10:14 AM

Perfect man!

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