Billy Joel - Just The Way You Are Guitar Chords

Billy Joel

album rock, classic rock, folk rock, mellow gold

Song versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Chords: C, Fm6/C, F/C, Am6, Fmaj7, Am, C7, Fm7, C/E, Gm, Am7, Am7/D, D9, F/G, C/A, Fm, Dm7, Gm7, Fm/C, F, G/F, Em7, A7, G, C/Bb, Ab, Bb/Ab, Bb, Fm6, C13, Cmaj7
[Intro]
C        Fm6/C     C     F/C  C    Fm6/C     C     F/C  C

[Verse 1]
C          Am6     Fmaj7    Am    C7
 Don't go changing  to try please me
Fmaj7      Fm7         C/E      Gm  C7  Fmaj7
 you never let me down before   Mmmmmmmm
       Fm7     C/E           Am7
Don't imagine  you're too familiar
Am7/D       D9         F/G
And I don't see you anymore

[Refrain 1]
 C          Am6     Fmaj7           Am    C7
I would not leave you   in times of trouble
Fmaj7      Fm7                   C/A   Gm  C7  Fmaj7
  We never could have come this far    Mmmmmmmm
           Fm          C/E            Am7
I took the good times   I'll take the bad times
Dm7             F/G              C  Fm6/C  C  F/C  C    C  Fm6/C  C F/C  C
  I'll take you just the way you are

[Verse 2]
C         Am6     Fmaj7     Am     C7
 Don't go trying   some new fashion
Fmaj7              Fm7             C/E   Gm7  C7  Fmaj7
  Don't change the colour of your hair   Mmmmmmmmm
           Fm7     C/E       Am7
You always have my  unspoken passion
Am7/D        D9                F/G
  Although I might not seem to care

[Refrain 2]
 C           Am6    Fmaj7  Am   C7
I don't want clever  conversation
Fmaj7    Fm7               C/E   Gm7  C7  Fmaj7
 I never want to work that hard  Mmmmmmmm
            Fm       C/E         Am7
I just want someone   that I can talk to
Dm7            F/G               C  Fm6/C   C F/C   C  Fm/C   C7
 I'll want you just the way you are

[Bridge]
F          G/F                 Em7     A7
 I need to know that you will always   be
Dm7           G              C   C/Bb
 the same old someone that I knew
Ab            Bb/Ab            Gm7     C   C7
 What will it take till you believe in me
Fm7           Bb           F/G
 The way that I believe in you

[Refrain 3]
 C       Am6       Fmaj7           Am   C7
I said I love you   and that's forever
Fmaj7       Fm7      Fm6      C/E    Gm  C13  Fmaj7
 and this I promise from the heart   Mmmmmmmmm
            Fm6       C/E  Am7
I could not love you   any better
Dm7             F/G               C Fm6  C F/C  C Fm6/C  C  F/C  C
 I'll love  you just the way you are

[Solo]
C Am6 Fmaj7 Am Fmaj7 Fm7 C/E Gm7 C7 Fmaj7 Fm7 C/E Am7   Am7/D  D9  F/G

[Refrain 2]
 C           Am6     Fmaj7  Am   C7
I don't want clever   conversation
Fmaj7    Fm7               C/E   Gm7  C7  Fmaj7
 I never want to work that hard   Mmmmmmmmmm
            Fm      C/E         Am7
I just want someone  that I can talk to
Dm7         F/G               Ab  Bb  Gm7  C7  Fm7  F/G  Cmaj7
 I want you just the way you are

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