Vienna Uke tab by Billy Joel

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Am chordAm C chordC
Slow down you crazy child
G chordG Bb chordBb
You're so ambitious for a juvenile
F chordF C chordC
But then if you're so smart tell me why
D chordD E7 chordE7
Are you still so afraid

Am chordAm C chordC
Where's the fire what's the hurry about
G chordG Bb chordBb
You better cool it off before you burn it out
F chordF
You got so much to do and only
C chordC D chordD E7 chordE7
So many hours in a day
F chordF G chordG
But you know that when the truth is told
C chordC
That you can get what you want
Am chordAm
Or you can just get old
F chordF E7 chordE7 Am chordAm D chordD
You're gonna kick off before you even get halfway through Oh oh
F#dim chordF#dim G chordG C chordC
When will you realize Vienna waits for you


[Verse 2]

Am chordAm C chordC
Slow down you're doing fine
G chordG Bb chordBb
You can't be everything you want to be before your time
F chordF C chordC D chordD E7 chordE7
Although it's so romantic on the borderline tonight tonight
Am chordAm C chordC
Too bad but it's the life you lead
G chordG Bb chordBb
You're so ahead of yourself that you forgot what you need
F chordF
Though you can see when you're wrong
C chordC D chordD E7 chordE7
You know you can't always see when you're right you're right
F chordF G chordG
You got your passion you got your pride
C chordC Am chordAm
But don't you know that only fools are satisfied
F chordF E7 chordE7 Am chordAm D chordD
Dream on but don't imagine they'll all come true Oh oh
F#dim chordF#dim G chordG C chordC
When will you realize Vienna waits for you


[Solo]

Am chordAm C chordC G chordG C chordC
F chordF C chordC D chordD E7 chordE7


[Chorus]

F chordF G chordG
Slow down you crazy child
C chordC Am chordAm
Take the phone off the hook and disappear for a while
F chordF E7 chordE7 Am chordAm D chordD
It's alright you can afford to lose a day or two Oh oh
F#dim chordF#dim G chordG C chordC
When will you realize Vienna waits for you


[Outro]

F chordF G chordG
And you know that when the truth is told
C chordC
That you can get what you want
Am chordAm
Or you can just get old
F chordF E7 chordE7 AM chordAM D chordD
You're gonna kick off before you even get halfway through Oh oh
F#dim chordF#dim G chordG C chordC A7 chordA7
Why don't you realize Vienna waits for you
D chordD G chordG C chordC
When will you realize Vienna waits for you

 

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eviiuus avatar
it sounds perfect, very legit to the original song
03 Jul 2020
About this song

"Vienna" is a song from Billy Joel's breakthrough 1977 album The Stranger, released as the B-side to his "She's Always A Woman" single. It was played in a 1981 episode of Taxi called "Vienna Waits." Marilu Henner's character Elaine Nardo refers to the song while on vacation in Europe with Alex Reiger, played by Judd Hirsch. The song can also be found on the soundtrack of 13 Going on 30.In a July 2008 New York Times article, Joel cited this as one of his two favorite songs, along with "Summer, Highland Falls".[1] Read more on Last.fm.