The Longest Time Uke tab by Billy Joel

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C chordC G chordG C chordC F chordF G7 chordG7 C chordC G chordG C chordC F chordF G7 chordG7
Oh oh oh oh For the longest time oh oh oh For the longest
C chordC F chordF C chordC D7 chordD7 G chordG
If you said goodbye to me tonight There would still be music left to write
E7 chordE7 Am chordAm G7 chordG7 C chordC C7 chordC7
What else could I do I'm so inspired by you
F chordF Dm chordDm G chordG C chordC
That hasn't happened for the longest time
C chordC F chordF C chordC D7 chordD7 G chordG
Once I thought my innocence was gone Now I know that happiness goes on
E7 chordE7 Am chordAm G7 chordG7 C chordC C7 chordC7
That's where you found me when you put your arms around me
F chordF Dm chordDm G chordG C chordC
I haven't been there for the longest time

C chordC G chordG C chordC F chordF G7 chordG7 C chordC G chordG C chordC F chordF G7 chordG7
Oh oh oh oh For the longest time Oh oh oh For the longest
C chordC F chordF C chordC D7 chordD7
G chordG
I'm that voice you're hearing in the hall And the greatest miracle of all
E7 chordE7 Am chordAm G7 chordG7 C chordC C7 chordC7
is how I need you And how you needed me too
F chordF Dm chordDm G chordG C chordC
That hasn't happened for the longest time
G chordG Am chordAm B7 chordB7 C chordC

Maybe this won't last very long but you feel so right and I could be wrong
Em chordEm Am chordAm
Maybe I've been hoping too hard
D chordD D7 chordD7 G chordG G7 chordG7
but I've gone this far and it's more than I hoped for
C chordC F chordF C chordC D7 chordD7 G chordG

Who knows how much further we'll go on Maybe I'll be sorry when you're gone
E7 chordE7 Am chordAm G7 chordG7 C chordC C7 chordC7
I'll take my chances I forgot how nice romance is
F chordF Dm chordDm G chordG C chordC
I haven't been there for the longest time
G chordG Am chordAm B7 chordB7 C chordC

I had second thoughts at the start I said to myself hold on to your heart
Em chordEm Am chordAm
Now I know the woman that you are
D chordD D7 chordD7 G chordG G7 chordG7
You're wonderful so far and it's more than I hoped for
C chordC F chordF C chordC D7 chordD7 G chordG

I don't care what consequence it brings I have been a fool for lesser things
E7 chordE7 Am chordAm G7 chordG7 C chordC C7 chordC7
I want you so bad I think you ought to know that
F chordF Dm chordDm G chordG C chordC
I intend to hold you for the longest time
C chordC G chordG C chordC F chordF G7 chordG7 C chordC ||: G chordG C chordC F chordF G7 chordG7 C chordC :||
Oh oh oh oh For the longest time Oh oh oh For the longest time
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About this song

"The Longest Time" is a doo-wop single by musician Billy Joel. The song was released as a single in the early spring of 1984 as the fourth single off of the album An Innocent Man. It reached #14 on the Billboard Hot 100, #1 on Billboard's Adult Contemporary chart, and #25 on the UK Singles Chart. The song features Joel on vocals and all backing vocals. Joel recorded 14 different background tracks which were mixed into the song at the studio; the only instrument featured in the song is bass guitar.