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Billy Joel
Piano Man

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© Chorded by Mikhail Ocheret // specialist (https://Muzland.info)
± BPM (tempo): ♩ = 95-180 beats per minute

Lyrics and Music by Billy Joel


Intro: :3/4: Bm7 | Bm9 | Bdim7
       :4/4: Bdim7

       :3/4: A | E/G# | D/F# | A/E
       Dmaj | A/C# | B7 | E

       A | E/G# | D/F# | A/E
       D | E7sus4 E7sus4 E7

       A | D/A
       Amaj | D A/C# Bm7  } ×2

Bm7  A      E/G#       D/F#      A/E D
It’s nine o’clock on a Saturday,
           A/C#        B       E E/F#
The regular crowd shuffles in.
E/G#       A      E/G#     D/F#       A/E
There’s an old man sitting next to me
       D           E7sus4    A
Making love to his tonic and gin.

Instrumental: A | A
              A | E/G# | D/F# | A/E

              D | E7sus4 E7sus4 E7
              A | A | D/A | D/A

D/A       A              E/G#    D/F#    A/E
He says, “Son, can you play me a memory?
    D            A/C#      B7    E
I’m not really sure how it goes,
         A            E/G#
But it’s sad and it’s sweet,
      D/F#          A/E
And I knew it complete
     D        E9sus4        A         E/G#
When I wore a younger man’s clothes.”

   F#m      F#m/E
   La, la, la,
           B/Eb  D D/A E/G#
   Li, di, da.
 F#m    F#m/E
   La, la,
           B/Eb  B/Eb E/C#
   Li, di, da,
 B7/Eb E
   Da, dum.

Instrumental: E | E/D | A/C# | E7/B

A          E/G#            D/F#       A/E
Sing us a song, you’re the piano man,
D          A/C#   B7    E
Sing us a song tonight.
            A           E/G#      D/F#   A/E
Well, we’re all in the mood for a melody
    D             E9sus4    A
And you’ve got us feeling alright.

Instrumental: A | A
              A | E/G# | D/F# | A/E
              D | E7sus4 E7sus4 E7

              A | D/A
              Amaj | D A/C# Bm7  } ×2

Bm7 A            E/G#    D/F#            A/E
Now John at the bar is a friend of mine.
   D          A/C#        B7   E E/F#
He gets me my drinks for free.
E/G#     A              E/G#
And he’s quick with a joke
      D/F#                 A/E
Or to light up your smoke,
            D               E9sus4      A
But there’s someplace that he’d rather be.

Instrumental: A | A | D/A | D/A

D/A       A          E/G#
He says, “Bill, I believe
        D/F#         A/E
This is killing me,”
      D         A/C#         B7    E
As a smile ran away from his face.
           A
“Well, I’m sure
       E/G#         D/F#     A/E
That I could be a movie star
   D           E9sus4       A
If I could get out of this place.”

 E/G#  F#m      F#m/E
   Oh, la, la, la,
           B/Eb  D D/A E/G#
   Li, di, da.
 F#m    F#m/E
   La, la,
           B/Eb  B/Eb E/C#
   Li, di, da,
 B7/Eb E
   Da, dum.

Instrumental: E | E/D | A/C# | E7/B

E7/B A        E/G#        D/F#      A/E
Now Paul is a real estate novelist,
    D           A/C#     B7    E
Who never had time for a wife.
         A              E/G#
And he’s talking with Davy,
      D/F#           A/E
Who’s still in the Navy
    D        E9sus4        A
And probably will be for life.

Instrumental: A | A
              A | E/G# | D/F# | A/E
              D | E7sus4 E7sus4 E7

              A | A | D/A | D/A

D/A       A         E/G#       D/F#     A/E
And the waitress is practicing politics
       D           A/C#          B7   E
As the businessmen slowly get stoned.
             A           E/G#
Yes, they’re sharing a drink
           D/F#         A/E
They call “Loneliness,”
         D           E9sus4     A
But it’s better than drinking alone.

Instrumental: A | A A E/G#

              F#m | F#m/E
              B7 | D D E/G#  } ×2

              F#m | F#m/E
              B/Eb | B/Eb E/C# B7/Eb
              E | E/D | A/C# | E7/B

A          E/G#            D/F#       A/E
Sing us a song, you’re the piano man.
D          A/C#   B7    E
Sing us a song tonight.
            A           E/G#      D/F#   A/E
Well, we’re all in the mood for a melody
    D             E9sus4    A
And you’ve got us feeling alright.

Instrumental: A | A
              A | E/G# | D/F# | A/E
              D | E7sus4 E7sus4 E7

              A | D/A
              Amaj | D A/C# Bm7  } ×2

Bm7    A              E/G#     D/F#      A/E
It’s a pretty good crowd for a Saturday,
        D       A/C#         B    E
And the manager gives me a smile,
          A               E/G#
‘Cause he knows that it’s me
             D/F#          A/E
They’ve been coming to see
      D         E9sus4       A
To forget about life for a while.

Instrumental: A | A | D/A | D/A

D/A     A         E/G#          D/F#     A/E
And the piano, it sounds like a carnival,
        D           A/C#         B7    E
And the microphone smells like a beer.
         A            E/G#
And they sit at the bar
        D/F#         A/E
And put bread in my jar,
          D             E9sus4     A
And say, “Man, what are you doing here?”

 E/G#  F#m      F#m/E
   Oh, la, la, la,
           B/Eb  D D/A E/G#
   Li, di, da.
 F#m    F#m/E
   La, la,
           B/Eb  B/Eb E/C#
   Li, di, da,
 B7/Eb E
   Da, dum.

Instrumental: E | E/D | A/C# | E7/B

A         E/G#             D/F#       A/E
Sing us a song, you’re the piano man.
D          A/C#   B7    E
Sing us a song tonight.
            A           E/G#      D/F#   A/E
Well, we’re all in the mood for a melody
    D             E9sus4    A
And you’ve got us feeling alright.

Instrumental: A | A
              A | E/G# | D/F# | A/E
              D | E7sus4 E7sus4 E7

              A | D/A
              Amaj | D A/C# Bm7  } ×2
              A
 
 

Finger notations of chords

Bm7 for guitar
Bm9 for guitar
Bdim7 for guitar
A for guitar
E/G# for guitar
D/F# for guitar
A/E for guitar
Dmaj for guitar
A/C# for guitar
B7 for guitar
E for guitar
D for guitar
E7sus4 for guitar
E7 for guitar
D/A for guitar
Amaj for guitar
B for guitar
E/F# for guitar
E9sus4 for guitar
F#m for guitar
F#m/E for guitar
B/Eb for guitar
E/C# for guitar
B7/Eb for guitar
E/D for guitar
E7/B for guitar

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Statistics Published 04.06.22
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