My Way Uke tab by Frank Sinatra

11 Chords used in the song: D, F#m, Am6, B7, Em, Em7, A, G, Gm, Am, Bm

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D D               F#m F#m
And now, the end is near;
Am6 Am6 B7 B7
And so I face the final curtain.
Em Em Em7 Em7
My friend, Ill say it clear,
I'll state my case, of which I'm certain.

I've lived a life that's full.
G G Gm Gm
I've traveled each and every highway;
And more, much more than this,
Em Em D D
I did it my way.

D D F#m F#m
Regrets, I've had a few;
Am6 Am6 B7 B7
But then again, too few to mention.
Em Em Em7 Em7
I did what I had to do
And saw it through without exemption.

I planned each charted course;
G G Gm Gm
Each careful step along the byway,
But more, much more than this,
Em Em D D
I did it my way.

Am Am
Yes, there were times, I'm sure you knew
When I bit off more than I could chew.
Em7 Em7 A A
But through it all, when there was doubt,
F#m F#m Bm Bm
I ate it up and spit it out.
Em7 Em7 A A
I faced it all and I stood tall;
Em Em D D
And did it my way.

I've loved, I've laughed and cried.
I've had my fill; my share of losing.
And now, as tears subside,
I find it all so amusing.

To think I did all that;
And may I say - not in a shy way,
No, oh no not me,
I did it my way.

For what is a man, what has he got?
If not himself, then he has naught.
To say the things he truly feels;
And not the words of one who kneels.
The record shows I took the blows -
And did it my way!


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piloteer avatar
30 Jul 2019
simplemind avatar
Grazie mille, è perfetta
21 Jul 2019
ncfrantz avatar
flag for US(ISO2) (Centreville)
You need chords/fingerpicking for the ending
20 Mar 2017
Arthur avatar
Excellent, merci beaucoup
07 Nov 2009
About this song

According to the My Way Songfacts, this originated as French song called Comme d'habitude (translation: "As Usual") by Claude Francois . The French version tells the story of a man, living the end of his marriage, love killed by the boredom of everyday life. Paul Anka discovered this song while visiting France, and re-wrote the lyrics as "My Way." Upon returning to the US, he gave it to Frank Sinatra, and it became one of his signature songs. Anka's lyrics changed the meaning to be about a man looking back fondly on a life he lived on his own terms.