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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: Am7 | Am7 | Adim7
       :4/4: Adim7

       :3/4: G | D | C | G
       Cmaj | G | A7 | D

       G | D | C | G
       C | D7sus4 D7sus4 D7

       G | C
       Gmaj | C G Am7  } ×2

Am7  G      D          C         G   C
It’s nine o’clock on a Saturday,
           G           A       D    
The regular crowd shuffles in.
           G      D        C          G  
There’s an old man sitting next to me
       C           D7sus4    G
Making love to his tonic and gin.

Instrumental: G | G
              G | D | C | G

              C | D7sus4 D7sus4 D7
              G | G | C | C

C         G              D       C       G  
He says, “Son, can you play me a memory?
    C            G         A7    D
I’m not really sure how it goes,
         G            D  
But it’s sad and it’s sweet,
      C             G  
And I knew it complete
     C        D7sus4        G         D  
When I wore a younger man’s clothes.”

   Em       Em7 
   La, la, la,
           A     C     D  
   Li, di, da.
 Em     Em7 
   La, la,
           A          D  
   Li, di, da,
 A7    D
   Da, dum.

Instrumental: D | D | G | D7

G          D               C          G  
Sing us a song, you’re the piano man,
C          G      A7    D
Sing us a song tonight.
            G           D         C      G  
Well, we’re all in the mood for a melody
    C             D7sus4    G
And you’ve got us feeling alright.

Instrumental: G | G
              G | D | C | G
              C | D7sus4 D7sus4 D7

              G | C
              Gmaj | C G Am7  } ×2

Am7 G            D       C               G  
Now John at the bar is a friend of mine.
   C          G           A7   D    
He gets me my drinks for free.
         G              D  
And he’s quick with a joke
      C                    G  
Or to light up your smoke,
            C               D7sus4      G
But there’s someplace that he’d rather be.

Instrumental: G | G | C | C

C         G          D  
He says, “Bill, I believe
        C            G  
This is killing me,”
      C         G            A7    D
As a smile ran away from his face.
           G
“Well, I’m sure
       D            C        G  
That I could be a movie star
   C           D7sus4       G
If I could get out of this place.”

 D     Em       Em7 
   Oh, la, la, la,
           A     C     D  
   Li, di, da.
 Em     Em7 
   La, la,
           A          D  
   Li, di, da,
 A7    D
   Da, dum.

Instrumental: D | D | G | D7

D7   G        D           C         G  
Now Paul is a real estate novelist,
    C           G        A7    D
Who never had time for a wife.
         G              D  
And he’s talking with Davy,
      C              G  
Who’s still in the Navy
    C        D7sus4        G
And probably will be for life.

Instrumental: G | G
              G | D | C | G
              C | D7sus4 D7sus4 D7

              G | G | C | C

C         G         D          C        G  
And the waitress is practicing politics
       C           G             A7   D
As the businessmen slowly get stoned.
             G           D  
Yes, they’re sharing a drink
           C            G  
They call “Loneliness,”
         C           D7sus4     G
But it’s better than drinking alone.

Instrumental: G | G G D

              Em | Em7
              A7 | C C D  } ×2

              Em | Em7
              A | A D A7
              D | D | G | D7

G          D               C          G  
Sing us a song, you’re the piano man.
C          G      A7    D
Sing us a song tonight.
            G           D         C      G  
Well, we’re all in the mood for a melody
    C             D7sus4    G
And you’ve got us feeling alright.

Instrumental: G | G
              G | D | C | G
              C | D7sus4 D7sus4 D7

              G | C
              Gmaj | C G Am7  } ×2

Am7    G              D        C         G  
It’s a pretty good crowd for a Saturday,
        C       G            A    D
And the manager gives me a smile,
          G               D  
‘Cause he knows that it’s me
             C             G  
They’ve been coming to see
      C         D7sus4       G
To forget about life for a while.

Instrumental: G | G | C | C

C       G         D             C        G  
And the piano, it sounds like a carnival,
        C           G            A7    D
And the microphone smells like a beer.
         G            D  
And they sit at the bar
        C            G  
And put bread in my jar,
          C             D7sus4     G
And say, “Man, what are you doing here?”

 D     Em       Em7 
   Oh, la, la, la,
           A     C     D  
   Li, di, da.
 Em     Em7 
   La, la,
           A          D  
   Li, di, da,
 A7    D
   Da, dum.

Instrumental: D | D | G | D7

G         D                C          G  
Sing us a song, you’re the piano man.
C          G      A7    D
Sing us a song tonight.
            G           D         C      G  
Well, we’re all in the mood for a melody
    C             D7sus4    G
And you’ve got us feeling alright.

Instrumental: G | G
              G | D | C | G
              C | D7sus4 D7sus4 D7

              G | C
              Gmaj | C G Am7  } ×2
              G
 
 

Finger notations of uku chords

Am7 for ukulele
Adim7 for ukulele
G for ukulele
D for ukulele
C for ukulele
Cmaj for ukulele
A7 for ukulele
D7sus4 for ukulele
D7 for ukulele
Gmaj for ukulele
A for ukulele
Em for ukulele
Em7 for ukulele

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Ukulele accompaniment chords are extremely close to the original, with consideration of the instrument’s realities.

 


 

 

 

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