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"My Way" talks about a man who, having grown old, reflects on his life as death approaches.
He is comfortable with his mortality and takes responsibility for how he
dealt with all the challenges of life while
maintaining a respectable degree of integrity.

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Frank Sinatra - My Way

Author: Paul Anka
Composer: Claude Francois and Jacques Revaux
Editor: TAB4U Staff
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Intro:
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D

    
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And now,   the end is near,
         
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B7      
And so I face   the final curtain,
   
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My friend    I'll say it clear,
             
A7  
I'll stay my case
             
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of which I'm certain. 
     
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I've lived      a live that's full.  
            

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I travelled each  and every highway,
    
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And more,   much more than this

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I did it     my    way.

   
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Regrets,   I've had a few,
         
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But then again,   too few to mention.
  
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I did    what I had to do, 
           
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And saw it thru   without exemption. 
   
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I planned      each charted course,  
              

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Each careful step   along the byway,
    
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A4  
And more,   much more than this

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I did it my    way.

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Yes there were times,     
             
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I'm sure you knew,
       

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When I bit off
                  
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more than I could chew,
            
Em  
But thru it all,
               

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when there was doubt,    
         
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Bm  
I ate it up,   and spit it out.
           
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I faced it all,    and I stood tall,
           

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G/D   
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And did it my    way.

     
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I've loved,   I've laughed and cried.
            
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I've had my fill
            
B7       
my share of   losing.
    
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And now,    as tears subside,
          
A7          
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I find it all     so amusing. 
   
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D7   
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To think        I did all that  
        

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And may I say    not in a shy way,
    
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"Oh no   oh no not me,  
        

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I did it    my way".

    

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For what is a man,      
            
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what has he got?  
          

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If not himself,  then he has naught.
      
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Em    
To say the things   
         
A7     
A/G
he truly feels     
            
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And not the words
            
Bm    
of one who kneels.
           
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The record shows   I took the blows
           

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G/D   
D  
and did it my    way

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Yes it was   my    way
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