Billy Joel – Only The Good Die Young tab
Only The Good Die Young The Stranger, 1977 Billy Joel (greatest of all time) **CAPO 5** Chords Used: C:x32010 G:320033 D:xx0232 A:x02220 Em:022000 G/B:x2003x C D Em Come out Virginia, don't let me wait C D G You Catholic girls start much too late C D Em But sooner or later it comes down to fate C D I might as well be the one C D Em Well, They showed you a statue, told you to pray C D G They built you a temple and locked you away C D Em But they never told you the price that you pay C D For things that you might have done G Only the good die young C D G Thats What I Said C only the good die young D G only the good die young C D Em You might have heard I run with a dangerous crowd C D G We ain't too pretty we ain't too proud C D Em We might be laughing a bit too loud C D But that never hurt no one C D Em So come on Virginia show me a sign C D G Send up a signal I'll throw you the line C D Em The stained-glass curtain you're hiding behind C D Never lets in the sun G Darlin' only the good die young C D whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa G C i tell ya only the good die young D G only the good die young D C G You got a nice white dress and a party on your confirmation A C You got a brand new soul, And a cross of gold D C G But Virginia they didn't give you quite enough information A C You didn't count on me when you were counting on your rosary D C G/B oh woah woah C D Em They say there's a heaven for those who will wait C D G Some say it's better but I say it ain't C D Em I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints C D the Sinners are much more fun G you know that only the good die young C D oh woah baby G C i tell ya only the good die young D G only the good die young Instrumental: D C G A C D C G You say your mother told you all that I could give you was a reputation A Aww She never cared for me C But did she ever say a prayer for me? D C G/B oh woah woah C D Em Come out come out come out virgina dont let me wait, C D G You catholic girls start much too late C D Em Sooner or later it comes down to fate C D I might as well be the one, G C You know that only the good die young CODA: D G G C D G Once you figure out the strumming, it sounds spot on. I like to hit the chord then mute, them upstrum it. i think that sounds the most like Billy.