Billy Joel - Piano Man Chords & Tabs


Piano Man Chords & Tabs

Billy Joel Chords & Tabs

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Piano Man Chords

Billy Joel
Tabbed by Andrew

        C        Em        Am        C/G bass
1. It’s nine o’clock on a Saturday,            the 
2. Now John at the bar he’s a friend of mine, he 
3. Now Paul is a relestate novelist, who 
4. It’s a pretty good crowd for a Saturday, and the

   F        C/E bass        D7           G                     C
1. regular crowd shuffles in___________ There’s an old man_____
2. gets me my drinks for free__________ And he’s quick with a 
3. never had time for a wife___________ And he’s talkin’ with 
4. manager gives me a smile___________ Cause he knows that it’s

    Em                 Am            C/G bass         F               G11  
1.____ sittin     next to me_____ Makin’ love to his tonic and 
2. joke or to      light up your smoke   But there’s some place that he’d rather
3. Davy, who’s still in the navy, and probably will be for
4. me they’ve been comin to see, to forget about life for awhile. 

     C       F/C bass    Cmaj7        G11                      C
1. gin.                                                      He say’s “Son can you
2. be.                                                       He say’s “Bill I be-
3. life.                                                     And the     waitress is
4. while.                                                 And the      piano
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     Em           Am             C/G bass     F             C/E bass 
1. Play me a memory_______   I’m not really sure how it 
2. lieve this is killing me”____ As the smile ran away from his
3. practicing politics________ As the business men slowly get 
4.  sounds like a carnival____ And the microphone smells like a

     D7      G                  C                  Em/B bass    Am
1. goes_____ But it’s sad and it’s sweet and I knew it com
2. face_______“Well I’m sure that I could be a movie
3. stoned_____Yes they’re sharing a drink they call loneli      
4. beer______ And they sit at the bar a put bread in my 

     C/G bass        F             G11                    C
1. plete     When I wore a younger man’s clothes.”
2. star       if I could get out of this place.”
3. ness     But it’s better than drinkin alone”
4. jar       And say “Man , what are you doin here?”
Am          Am/G bass      D7/F# bass          F        Am                 Am/G bass
Da da da____   de de da_____                                       da da                                             
             D7/F#bass         D7           G                     G/F bass
de de daaa                             da da

C/E bass  G7/D bass      C             Em                   Am             C/G bass   F           C/E bass
                                     Sing us a song you’re the Piano Man                Sing us a song 
      D7    G                    C              Em            Am         C/G bass      F                  G11  
Tonight     Well we’re all in the mood for a melody,           and    you’ve got us feeling all 

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