Billy Joel - An Innocent Man
Easy Money is yet to be transcribed. =================================================================== =================================================================== An Innocent Man is yet to be transcribed. =================================================================== =================================================================== The Longest Time Direct Link: http://www.lovebolts.co.uk/show_user.php?id=537 Transcribed By: Aladdin THE LONGEST TIME -Billy Joel C G C F G7 C G C F G7 . .. Oh, oh oh oh For the longest time. oh oh oh. For the longest... .C F C D7 G If you said goodbye to me tonight. There would still be music left to write. E7 Am G7 C C7 What else could I do? I'm so inspired by you. F Dm G C That hasn't happened for the longest time. C F C D7 G Once I thought my innocence was gone. Now I know that happiness goes on. E7 Am G7 C C7 That's where you found me, when you put your arms around me. F Dm G C .I haven't been there for the longest time. C G C F G7 C G C F G7 Oh! oh oh oh For the longest time. Oh! oh oh. For the longest.. C F C D7 G I'm that voice you're hearing in the hall. And the greatest miracle of all, E7 Am G7 C C7 . is how I need you. And how you needed me too. F Dm G C That hasn't happened for the longest time. G Am B7 C Maybe this won't last very long, but you feel so right, and I could be wrong. Em Am Maybe I've been hoping too hard, . D D7 G G7 but I've gone this far and it's more than I hoped for C F C D7 G Who knows how much further we'll go on. Maybe I'll be sorry when you're gone. E7 Am G7 C C7 . I'll take my chances, I forgot how nice romance is. F Dm G C .I haven't been there for the longest time. G Am B7 C I had second thoughts at the start. I said to myself hold on to your heart. .Em Am .Now I know the woman that you are. . D D7 G G7 You're wonderful so far and it's more than I hoped for. C F C D7 G I don't care what consequence it brings. I have been a fool for lesser things. E7 Am G7 C C7 . I want you so bad, I think you ought to know that F Dm G C I intend to hold you for the longest time. C G C F G7 C ||: G C F G7 C :|| Oh, oh, oh, oh. For the longest time. Oh oh oh For the longest.time. . (repeat) Chord chart: (from ameen@swi.psy.uva.nl -minor changes from Sennet) string: E A D G B e E A D G B e Am - 0 2 2 1 0 B7 x 2 1 2 0 2 C - 3 2 0 1 0 C7 x 3 2 3 1 0 D x - 0 2 3 2 D7 x - 0 2 1 2 Dm x - 0 2 3 1 Em 0 2 2 0 0 0 F - - 3 2 1 1 G 3 2 0 0 0 3 G7 3 2 0 0 0 1 Request: I kissed a girl sennet@haas.berkeley.edu » Get More [Longest Time Tabs by Joel Billy] @ TabRobot.Com Guitar Tabs · Fresh Tabs · Music News · Guitar Reviews · Guest Columns · Guitar Forums · Top 100 Tabs · Top 100 Tabbers Help · FAQ · Site Map · Link To Us · Tell A Friend · TOS · Privacy Policy · Advertise · Contact Us / Ultimate Guitar © 2004 =================================================================== =================================================================== This Night is yet to be transcribed. =================================================================== =================================================================== Tell Her About It Direct Link: http://www.lovebolts.co.uk/show_user.php?id=93 Transcribed By: Marcelo Tell Her About It by Billy Joel Album: An Innocent Man (1983) Intro: Bb Bb Ab Eb x2 Horns = e-------------------------------- B----11-------11--9--9----11--8-- G----10-------10--8--8----10--8-- repeat D----12-------12-10-10----12--8-- A-------------------------------- E-------------------------------- Verse: Bb Bb Ab Eb Bb Bb Ab Eb Bridge: Dm Db Cm (Cm) A---3-4-5-(6) Ebm Bb/D Cm Bb C Chorus: F F Am Am Dm Dm Bb C Bb F F Am Am Dm Dm Bb C Bb Breakdown: Ab Fm Cause then Gb worrying Ab Bbm Eb Just cause spoken F G long Ab Fm Gb Though may anything Ab Bbm Eb C F Will be lation gone Outro (repeat to fade): Bb Bb Ab Eb Bb Bb Ab Eb =================================================================== =================================================================== Uptown Girl Direct Link: http://www.lovebolts.co.uk/show_user.php?id=66 Transcribed By: Marcelo Uptown Girl Billy Joel D Em F#m G A Ohhh... D Uptown girl Em F#m She's been living in her uptown world G A D I bet she never had a back street guy Em F#m I bet her mama never told her why G A D I'm gonna try for an uptown girl Em F#m She's been living in her white bread world G A D As long as anyone with hot blood can Em F#m And now she's looking for a downtown man G A That's what I am Bb Gm Cm F And when she knows what she wants from her time Bb Gm Cm D And when she wakes up and makes up her mind G Em She'll see I'm not so tough Am A Just because I'm in love with an D Uptown girl Em F#m You know I've seen her in her uptown world G A D She's getting tired of high class toys Em F#m And all her presents from her uptown boys G A She's got a choice F G E Am G Ohhh... F G E Am A Ohhh... D Uptown girl Em F#m You know I can't afford to buy her pearls G A D But maybe someday when my ship comes in Em F#m She'll understand what kind of guy I've been G A And then I'll win Bb Gm Cm F And when she's walking she's looking so fine Bb Gm Cm D And when she's talking, she'll say that she's mine G Em She'll say I'm not so tough Am A Just because I'm in love with an D Uptown girl Em F#m She's been living in her white bread world G A D As long as anyone with hot blood can Em F#m And now she's looking for a downtown man G A That's what I am Repeat Until Fade: E F#m Uptown girl G#m She's my uptown girl A B You know I'm in love with an E F#m Uptown girl G#m My uptown girl A B You know I'm in love with an E F#m Uptown girl =================================================================== =================================================================== Careless Talk is yet to be transcribed. =================================================================== =================================================================== Christie Lee is yet to be transcribed. =================================================================== =================================================================== Leave A Tender Moment Alone is yet to be transcribed. =================================================================== =================================================================== Keeping The Faith Direct Link: http://www.lovebolts.co.uk/show_user.php?id=541 Transcribed By: Aladdin Keeping the Faith" Billy Joel Transcribed by Dan Morris (dmorris@cs.stanford.edu) --- For most of the verse, the guitar is playing D with a hammer-on to G every measure : |-----------------------------| |--7-x-7-x-x-7-x-x-7h8--7-x-x-| |--7-x-7-x-x-7-x-x-7----7-x-x-| |--7-x-7-x-x-7-x-x-7h9--7-x-x-| |--5-x-5-x-x-5-x-x------------| |-----------------------------| ----- [D] If it seems... [D] If you think... [G] Oh, then you should... [G] Cause my past... [D] Got in my way [D] Still I would... [D] And I'm not... [G] Oh cause I never felt... [A6] [G] And then I was saved, yeah [A6] ...keeping the faith [G] Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah [D] Keeping the faith [D] We wore matador... [D] Iridescent socks... [G] I put on my... [D] And ditty-bop shades [D] I took a fresh... [D] My old man's... [G] Combed my hair... [A6] [G] A permanent wave Yeah [A6] ....the faith [G] Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah [D] Keeping the faith [A] [G] [D] You can get just so much from a good thing [A] [G] [D] You can linger too long in your dreams [A] [G] [D] Say goodbye to the oldies but goodies [em7] Cause the good ole... [A7] And tomorrow... [D] Learned stickball... [D] Lost a lot of fights... [G] I heard about... [G] I found you... [D] anyway [D] I found out... [D] Ate an awful lot... [D] Drank a lot... [G] I thought I was... [G] When I made it... [A6] [G] In the Chevrolet Oh yeah [A6] We were keeping the faith [G] Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah [D] Keeping the faith solo: [A][G][D] [A][G][D] [A][G][D] [em7] You know the good... [A7] And tomorrow... [D] Now I told... Now I'm going... [G] I'm going to listen... [A6] [G] When the rock 'n' roll plays Yeah [A6] [G] When the memory stays Yeah [A6] I'm keeping the faith [G] Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah [D] Keeping the faith... Direct Link: http://www.lovebolts.co.uk/show_user.php?id=797 Transcribed By: Aladdin For most of the verse, the guitar is playing D with a hammer-on to G every measure : |-----------------------------| |--7-x-7-x-x-7-x-x-7h8--7-x-x-| |--7-x-7-x-x-7-x-x-7----7-x-x-| |--7-x-7-x-x-7-x-x-7h9--7-x-x-| |--5-x-5-x-x-5-x-x------------| |-----------------------------| --- verse --- [D] If it seems like I've been lost in let's remember [D] If you think I'm feeling older and missing my younger days [G] Oh, then you should have known me much better [G] Cause my past is something that never [D] Got in my way oh no [D] Still I would not be here now if I never had the hunger [D] And I'm not ashamed to say the wild boys were my friends [G] Cause I never felt the desire 'til their music set me on fire --- chorus --- [A6] [G] And then I was saved, yeah [A6] that's why I'm keeping the faith [G] Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah [D] Keeping the faith --- verse --- We wore matador boots Only Flagg Brothers had them with the Cuban heel Iridescent socks with the same color shirt And a tight pair of chinos I put on my shark skin jacket You know the kind with the velvet collar And ditty-bop shades I took a fresh pack of Luckies And a mint called Sen-Sen My old man's Trojans And his Old Spice after shave Combed my hair in a pompadour Like the rest of the Romeos wore --- chorus --- A permanent wave yeah We were keeping the faith Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah Keeping the faith --- bridge --- [A] [G] [D] You can get just so much from a good thing [A] [G] [D] You can linger too long in your dreams [A] [G] [D] Say goodbye to the oldies but goodies [em7] Cause the good old days weren't always good [A7] And tomorrow ain't as bad as it seems --- verse --- Learned stickball as a formal education Lost a lot of fights nut it taught me how to lose O.K. I heard about sex but not enough I found you could dance and still look tough anyway I found out a man ain't just being macho Ate an awful lot of late night drive-in food drank a lot of take-home pay I thought I was the Duke of Earl when I made it with a red-haired girl --- chorus --- In a Chevrolet We were keeping the faith Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah Keeping the faith --- solo --- [A][G][D] [A][G][D] [A][G][D] [em7] You know the good old days weren't always good [A7] And tomorrow ain't as bad as it seems --- last verse --- [D] Now I told you my reasons for the whole revival Now I'm going outside to have an ice cold beer in the shade [G] I'm going to listen to my 45's, ain't it wonderful to be alive [A6] [G] When the rock 'n' roll plays Yeah [A6] [G] When the memory stays Yeah [A6] I'm keeping the faith [G] Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah [D] Keeping the faith... =================================================================== ===================================================================

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