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Piano Man Bass

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Billy Joel
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4.4/5 (11 votes)
                
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(Verse 1)                                                                 
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            [00.31] It’s  Nine      o'clock on a  Saturday,               
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  The regular crowd shuffles in.       There’s an old man      sitting    
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  Next to    me,      makin' love to his tonic and gin                    
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                       [Verse 2]  [00.57] He says son, can you play me a  
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  Memory,            I'm not really sure how it goes              but it's
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  Sad and it's sweet and I knew it complete  when I    wore a younger man's
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  Clothes.                La    la la,      di da daaa                    
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        La la,      di da daaa                  da dum                    
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              [Chorus 1] Sing us a song, you're the piano man             
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  Sing us a song to -    night        Well, we're all in the mood for a   
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  Melody              And you've got us feelin' alright                   
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            [Verse 3] Now John at the bar is a   friend of mine        He 
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  Gets me my drinks for   free           And he's quick with a joke  or to
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  Light up your smoke but there's someplace that he'd rather be           
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       [verse 4] He says, Bill, I believe this is killing me        As the
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  Smile ran away from his face           Well I'm sure that I could be a  
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  movie star           If I could get out of this place              oohh 
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  La    la la,      di da daaa                         La la,      di da  
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  daaa                  da dum                              [Verse 5]  now
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  Paul is a real estate novelist             Who never had time for a     
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  Wife            And he's talkin' with Davy, who's still in the navy  and
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  Probably will be for life                                               
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        [Verse 6]  And the waitress is practicing politics            as a
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  Businessman slowly gets stoned     yes, they're sharing a drink they call
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  Loneliness     but it's better than drinkin'   alone         [Pianosolo]
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                                     [Chorus 2]  Sing us a song you're the
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  Piano man               sing us a song        tonight         Well we're
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  All in the mood for a  melody              and you got us feeling al –  
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  Right                                                                   
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                                [Verse 7] It's a pretty good crowd for a  
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  Saturday        And the manager gives me a      smile          'Cause he
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  Knows that it's me they've been comin' to see To forget about life for a
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  While                        [Verse 8]  and the piano sounds like a     
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  Carnival        And the microphone smells like a beer           and they
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  Sit at the bar and put bread in my jar and say, Man, what are you doin' 
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  Here               oohh laa       lala,    didi daaaa                   
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          Lalalaa,   didi                 daaa da dum                     
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                          Sing us a song you're the piano man             
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   Sing us a song to -   night         Well we're all in the mood for a   
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  Melody              and you got us feeling alright                      
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