Standard guitar tuning:EADGBENo capo
E♭ A♭ E♭ A♭
Verse chordsAnd E♭now the end is E♭maj7near So I E♭7face the final CcurtainDdim Gdim My Fmfriend, I'll say it Fm7clear I'll state my Ddimcase B♭ of which I'm E♭certain I've E♭livedE♭maj7 a life that's E♭7full I've travelled A♭each and every A♭m7highway And E♭more, much more than B♭this I did it A♭my A♭m E♭way Re-E♭grets, I've had a E♭maj7few But then E♭7again, too few to men-Ction Ddim Gdim I Fmdid what I had to F7do And saw it Ddimthrough A♭ with tax ex-E♭emption I E♭plannedE♭maj7 each charted E♭7course Each careful A♭step along the A♭m7by-way And E♭more, much more than A♭this I did it A♭my E♭way
Chorus chordsB♭Cos there were E♭timesE♭maj7, I'm sure you E♭7knew When I get A♭all, more than I could chew But Gmthrough it Fm7all when there was A♭doubt I ate it Gmup and Cmspit it out The records Fm7show I took a A♭boat And did it A♭my E♭way
Verse cohrdsI've loved, I've laughed and cried I've had my fails, my share of boozing And now as tears subside I find it all so confusing To think I did all that And may I say, not in a shy way Oh, no, no I not me I did it my way For what is a man, what has he got If not himself, then he has not To show the world the stunning years And not the words time would reveal The record shows I took a blow And did it my way Record shows I took a blow And did it...