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                Where's the Orchestra? - Billy Joel
Tabbed by: maguri
Tuning: Standard

Billy Joel
Where's the Orchestra? (1982)
(Billy Joel)

From: "The Nylon Curtain"

Beautiful song but not easy ...
What I found out sounds alright to me.
Suggestions for improvements are highly welcome, though. 


*Am       0-1-2-x-x-x
*Am/G     0-1-0-x-x-x
*Am/F     0-1-2-3-x-x
E5+       0-1-1-2-x-x
Am7       3-1-2-2-0-x
Am6       2-1-2-2-0-x
E/G#      0-0-1-2-x-4
G6        0-0-0-0-2-3
E5+/G#   (0)1-1-2-x-4
Amaj7     0-2-1-2-0-x
Em7       0-3-0-2-2-0
G/A       x-3-4-5-0-x
C/B       0-1-0-x-2-x
Bm7b5     x-3-2-3-2-x
Cdim      x-4-2-4-3-x
A/C#     (0)2-2-2-4-x
F#7sus    2-2-4-2-4-2
F#7       2-2-3-2-4-2
*G        x-3-0-0-x-3
D/F#      x-3-2-0-x-2
Dm/F      x-3-2-0-x-1
E7        x-3-1-2-2-0
*A        x-2-2-2-0-x 
G#m6      x-4-4-2-x-4
*Emaj7    x-4-4-2-x-0

Capo 3rd fret

| C | G | *Am  *Am/G *Am/F | E | E5+ |

Where's the orchestra?
Am             Am7      Am6  E/G#
Wasn't this supposed to be a musical?
G6      E5+/G#   A
Here I am in the balcony
Amaj7              E5+/G#            Em7        G/A
How the hell could I have missed the overture?
  Dmaj7    B7
I like the scenery
Bm7                Dm         E5+
Even though I have absolutely no

Idea at all
Am            Am7     Am6      E/G#
What is being said despite the dialogue
G6 E5+/G#   A
There's the leading man
    Amaj7          E5+/G#         Em7        G/A
The movie star who never faced an audience
Dmaj7       B7
Where's the orchestra?

After all
        F     G C            C/B
This is my big  night on the town
   Am7                 Em
My introduction to the theatre crowd
    F                                Bm7b5
I assumed that the show would have a song
So I was wrong

At least I understand
Am          Am7 Am6      E/G#
All the innuendo and the irony
G6  E5+/G#  A
And I     appreciate
    Amaj7            E5+/G#      Em7              G/A
The roles the actors played, the point the author made
    Dmaj7     B7(no3rd)
And after the closing lines
Cdim7 A/C#      F#7sus      F#7
  And after the curtain calls
    *G              D/F#
The curtain falls
   Dm/F             E7              [A]
On empty chairs ...     where's the orchestra?

| *A | G#m6 | *A | G#m6 |
| *A | G#m6 *Emaj7 | *A | G#m6 *Emaj7 | *A | G#m6 *Emaj7 |
[melody: Allentown]                (repeat and fade)
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