Billy Joel - My Life Guitar Chords

Billy Joel

album rock, classic rock, folk rock, mellow gold

Song versions: 1 2 3 4 5
Chords: D, G/D, G6, D6, C6, C7, Eb, Cm6, Bb/D, D/F#, G, A7, A, G/G, G/F#, G/E, A/E, Bm, F#, D7, E9
[Intro] 1  D  D  D  G/D D G/D G6  D  G/D D G/D G/D  D  G/D D G5/6 D
[Intro] 2   D6 C6   C7       Eb     Cm6 Bb/D


[Verse]

D                   D/F#                      G         G
 Got a call from an old friend we used to be real close
A7                    A                D      G/D
  Said he couldn't go on the American way
D                           D/F#                           G  
        G
  Closed the shop, sold the house, bought a ticket to the west coast
A                       A                   D  INTRO 2
  Now he gives them a stand-up routine in L.A.

D                     D/F#                   G         G
  I don't need you to worry for me cause I'm aaalright
A                     A                         D     G/D
 I don't want you to tell me it's time to come home
D                      D/F#                 G     
G/G G/F# G/E G/D
 I don't care what you say anymore this is my life
A/E                   A7                  Bm
   Go ahead with your own life leave me alone


[Chorus]

              Bm                         F#            F#
     I never said you had to offer me a second chance
D7              D7                     E9             E9
       I never said I was a victim of circumsta-aance
G            D/F#    F#                 Bm
  I still belooong,      don't get me wrooong
E9               E9                  G    A/E  
G  A
   And you can speak your mind - but nooot ooon my time


[Verse 2]

D                       D/F#                      G           
 G
 They will tell you you can't sleep alone in a straaange place
A                       A                         D     G/D
 Then they'll tell you can't sleep with somebody else
D                 D/F#                    G           
G/G G/F# G/E G/D
 Ah but sooner or later you sleep in your ooown space
A/E                 A7                       D INTRO 2
  Either way it's O.K. you wake up with yourself

D                     D/F#                   G         G
  I don't need you to worry for me cause I'm aaalright
A                     A                         D     G/D
 I don't want you to tell me it's time to come home
D                      D/F#                 G     
G/G G/F# G/E G/D
 I don't care what you say anymore this is my life
A/E                   A7                  Bm
   Go ahead with your own life leave me alone


[Chorus]

              Bm                         F#            F#
     I never said you had to offer me a second chance
D7              D7                     E9             E9
       I never said I was a victim of circumsta-aance
G            D/F#    F#                 Bm
  I still belooong,      don't get me wrooong
E9               E9                  G    A/E  
G  A
   And you can speak your mind - but nooot ooon my time


[Instrumental]  

D  D/F#  G  G  A  
A  D  G/D


[Bridge]

D                      D/F#                G      
G/G G/F# G/E G/D
 I don't care what you say anymore this is my life
A/E                   A7                  D    INTRO 2, Fade Out
   Go ahead with your own life leave me alone



[Interlude]

           D6 C6      C7                 Eb         
  Cm6       Bb/D
e|-------/7-5-(5)----6---(6)---------6-6-6-6-6--5-5--(5)-6---------|
B|-------/7-5-(5)----5---(5)---------8-8-8-8-8--4-4--(4)-6---------|
G|-------/7-5-(5)----5---(5)---------8-8-8-8-8--5-5--(5)-7---------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

  Guitar 2:
e|--(2)---7-5-(5)---10--(10)---------6-6-6-6-6--5-5--(5)-6---------|
B|--(3)---7-5-(5)---11--(11)---------8-8-8-8-8--4-4--(4)-6---------|
G|--(2)---7-5-(5)---12--(12)---------8-8-8-8-8--5-5--(5)-7---------|
D|------------------14--(14)---------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-----------------------------------------------------------------|

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