My Way chords
by Frank Sinatra
- My Way is set to the music of a French song "Comme d'habitude", written by Jacques Revaux & Claude Francois (music). The original French lyrics were written by Gilles Thibaut.
- The song was popularized in 1969 by Frank Sinatra with English lyrics by Paul Anka - a Canadian-American singer, songwriter, and actor.
- Recorded: 30th Dec 1968
- Released: 1969 from the album of the same name.
- Music: D Major in 4/4 time at 76 bpm
- Chords: D, D7, Em, Em7, F#m, F#m7, G, Gm, G6, A7, Am6, B7, Bm
Barre Line: One finger holds down multiple strings R: Root Note
Unmarked strings: Play open X: Don't play string B: Bass Note
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D Intro: 4/4 ‖ | 𝄎 ‖ D F#m 1. And now, the end is near Am6 B7 And so I face the fi-nal cur-tain Em Em7 My friend, I'll say it clear A7 D I'll state my case, of which I'm cer-tain D7 I've lived a life that's full G Gm I trav-eled each and ev'-ry high-way D A7 G6 D And more, much more than this, I did it my way D F#m 2. Re-grets, I've had a few Am6 B7 But then a-gain, too few to men-tion Em Em7 I did what I had to do A7 D I saw it through without ex-emp-tion D7 I planned each char-ted course G Gm Each care-ful step a-long the high-way D A7 G6 D And more, much more than this, I did it my way D D7 ** Yes, there were times, I'm sure you knew G When I bit off more than I could chew Em7 A7 And thru it all, when there was doubt F#m7 Bm I ate it up and spit it out Em7 A7 D I faced it all and I stood tall and did it my way D F#m 3. I've loved, I've laughed and cried Am6 B7 I've had my fill, my share of lo-sing Em Em7 And now, as tears sub-side, A7 D I find it all so a-mu-sing D7 To think I did all that G Gm And may I say, not in a shy way, D A7 G6 D "Oh, no, oh, no, not me, I did it my way" D D7 ** For what is a man, what has he got? G If not him-self, then he has naught Em7 A7 To say the things he truly feels F#m7 Bm And not the words of one who kneels Em7 A7 D The record shows I took the blows and did it my way! D D7 G Gm D A7 ‖ | | | | | ‖ A7 G6 D Yes... it was my... way
Born: Francis Albert Sinatra on 12th December, 1915 in Hoboken, New Jersey, U.S.
Died: 14th May, 1998 (aged 82) in Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Profession: Singer, actor, producer
Music Styles: Traditional pop, easy listening, jazz, swing, vocal jazz
Active Years: 1935-1995