Tablature For Billy Joel Piano Man



Piano Man Billy Joel (where */* = */* bass) (you will have to view this on a VGA monitor or print it out in Courier 10/20) beat=3/4


G11 C Em/B Am C/G F C/E D7 Its nine oclock on a saturday The regular crowd shuffles in G C Em/B Am C/G F G11 C Theres an old man sitting next to me making love to his tonic and gin C F/C CMaJ7 G11 C Em/B Am C/G F C/E D7 He says son can you play me a memory im not really sure how it goes C Em/B Am C/G F G11 C But its sad and its sweet and I knew it complete when I wore a younger mans clothes Chorus; Am AmG D7/F# F Am Am/G D7/F# D7 G G/F Da da da de de Da dada dede da da da C/E G7/D C Em/B Am C/G F C/E D7 Sing us a song your the piano man Sing us a song tonite G C Em/B Am C/G F G11 C Well were all in the mood for a melody and youve got us feeling all right F/C Cmaj7 {1,2,3,4 G11} Now Paul at the bar hes a freind of mine, he gets me my drinks for free And hes quick with a joke and a light of your smoke but theres some place that hed rather be He says bill i beilive this is killing me as the smile ran away from his face Well im sure that I could be a movie star if I could get out of this place Now Paul is a real estate novelist who never had time for a wife And hes talking with Davy whos still in the navy and probably will be for life And the waitress is practising politics As the businessmen slowly get stoned yes they're sharing a drink they call loneliness but its better than drinking alone its a pretty good crowd for a saturday And the manager gives me a smile Cause he knows that its me they've been coming to see To forget about life for a while And the piano sounds like a carnival and the microphone smells like a beer And they sit at the bar and put bread in my jar and say man what are you doing here?