It's Still Rock and Roll To Me

Billy Joel

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Intro: C

C                           Em
 What's the matter with the clothes I'm wearing?
          Bb                       F
Can't you tell that your tie's too wide?
C                        Em
 Maybe I should buy some old tab collars
        Bb                 F
Welcome back to the age of jive
Em                          Am
 Where have you been hiding out lately, honey?
    Em                         D              G
You can't dress trashy til you spend a lot of money
C           Em                Bb         F               Am             G       C
Everybody's talking 'bout the new sound; funny, but it's still rock and roll to me

C                           Em
 What's the matter with the car I'm driving?
          Bb                    F
Can't you tell that it's out of style?
C                      Em
 Should I get a set of white wall tires?
        Bb                       F
Are you gonna cruise the miracle mile?
Em                     Am
 Nowadays you can't be too sentimental
     Em                      D         G
Your best bet's a true, baby blue Continental
C         Em         Bb           F              Am             G       C
Hot funk, cool punk, even if it's old junk, it's still rock and roll to me

   G                            F
Oh, it doesn't matter what they say in the papers,
           E                          Am
Cause it's always been the same old scene.
          G                        F
There's a new band in town but you can't get the sound
       E7             Ab   Eb                    F     G
from a story in a magazine aimed at your average teen.

C                    Em
 How about a pair of pink sidewinders
      Bb                    F
and a bright orange pair of pants?
C                            Em
 Well, you could really be a Beau Brummel, baby
       Bb                  F
if you just give it half a chance
Em                           Am
 Don't waste your money on a new set of speakers
    Em                      D             G
You get more mileage from a cheap pair of sneakers
C           Em        Bb           F             Am             G       C
Next phase, new wave, dance craze; anyways, it's still rock and roll to me

Guitar solo: | G | F | E | Am | G | F | E7 | Ab | Eb | F | G |

C                           Em
 What's the matter with the crowd I'm seeing?
          Bb                       F
Don't you know that they're out of touch?
C                     Em
 Should I try to be a straight-A student?
       Bb                      F
If you are, then you think too much
Em                        Am
 Don't you know about the new fashion, honey?
Em                           D           G
All you need are looks and a whole lotta money
         C           Em        Bb           F             Am             G       C
It's the next phase, new wave, dance craze; anyways, it's still rock and roll to me
C           Em                Bb         F               G                          C9
Everybody's talking about the new sound; funny, but it's still rock and roll to me