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Billy Joel - Piano Man Tabs

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Piano Man Tabs

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Billy Joel
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[OMITTED: Piano Intro x 2 measures]

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   hmmmmmmm  hm-hmmmmm hm-hm-hm-hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm     hmmmmmmmmmm hm-hmmmm hmm  hmmmmmmmmmmmm 

[OMITTED: Piano solo x 8 measures]
   
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           Its nine     o' Clock   on a Saturday               the re  gu lar  crowd shuffles in 

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  And there's an old man         sitting next to me          making love  to his tonic  and  gin
 
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       he says son can you  play me  a  memory                 I'm not rea ly   sure   how it goes

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       but its sad and  its sweet   and I knew it com  plete  when I wore     a younger mans clothes

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          oh-oh-laaaa  la-laaaaaa  di-de-da-aaaaaaaaaa        la-laaaaaa  di-de-daaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa da-da
 
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                Sing us  a song  you're the piano man             sing us    a  song     to  night        

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     Well we're all   in the mood   for a  melody             and  you've got us feeling al-right
 
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         hm-hm-hmmmmmmm  hm-hmmmmmm hm-hm-hm-hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm    hmmmmmmmmmmm  hm-hmmmm hm-hmmmmmmmmmmm 

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           now John at  the  bar   is a friend of mine,       he  gets me    my drinks for   free

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   and hes quick with a joke,   or to light up your smoke  butTheresSomePlaceThat he'd rather be
        
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       He says Bill, I  be-lieve  this is killing me          as a smile  ran a-way   from his face
                
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      Well I'm sure that I  could be a  movie star,             if I  could get out of this place
           
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          oh-oh-laaaa  la-laaaaaa  di-de-da-aaaaaaaaaa        la-laaaaaa  di-de-daaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa da-da

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          Now Paul    is a  real-es-tate novelist              who ne-ver   had time for a   wife. 

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       And hes talking with Da-vy   whos still in the Na-vy,  and  pro-bab-ly    will be for   life
                
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          The waitress  is  prac-tic-ing politics             asTheBusiness men  slow-ly get stoned.  
                        
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     And theyre shar-ing a  drink they call loneliness      but its bet-ter than drinking al-one

[OMITTED: Piano solo x 8 measures]
          
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                Sing us  a song  you're the piano man             sing us    a  song     to  night        

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     Well we're all   in the mood   for a  melody             and  you've got us feeling al-right

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         hm-hm-hmmmmmmm  hm-hmmmmmm hm-hm-hm-hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm    hmmmmmmmmmmm  hm-hmmmm hm-hmmmmmmmmmmm   
                   
[OMITTED: Piano solo x 8 measures]
          
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         ItsAPrettyGoodCrowd        for a saturday            and the man-a-ger  gives me a smile
                  
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       becauseHeKnowsThatIts me  theyveBeenCom-ing to see     toForgetAbout     life for a  while
           
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         AndThePiano       sounds like a carnival            andThe mic-ro-phone smells like a beer
                 
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      and they sit at the    bar and put breadInMyJar       and say "Man whatAre you do-ing  here?"

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          oh-oh-laaaa  la-laaaaaa  di-de-da-aaaaaaaaaa        la-laaaaaa  di-de-daaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa da-da

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                Sing us  a song  you're the piano man             sing us    a  song     to  night        

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     Well we're all   in the mood   for a  melody             and  you've got us feeling al-right

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         hm-hm-hmmmmmmm  hm-hmmmmmm hm-hm-hm-hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm    hmmmmmmmmmmm  hm-hmmmm hm-hmmmmmmmmmmm             
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