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And now, the end is near
And so I face the final curtain
My friend, I'll say it clear
I'll state my case, of which I'm certain
I've lived a life that's full
I traveled each and ev'ry highway
And more, much more than this, I did it my way

Regrets, I've had a few
But then again, too few to mention
I did what I had to do , I saw it through without exemption
I planned each charted course, each careful step along the highway
And more, much more than this, I did it my way

Yes, there were times, I'm sure you knew
When I bit off more than I could chew
And through it all, when there was doubt
I ate it up and spit it out
I faced it all and I stood tall 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,
"Oh, 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
The right to say the things he 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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  • U
    UnregisteredApr 8, 2012 at 3:23 pm
    I think it's a great song, for some it sounds sad, for some others it's like an ode. But no matter what it makes you feel, for sure you'll feel something big. Maybe i'm young to talk about this kind of songs, but in all honesty i do really like them!! Cheers!
  • old_soul916
    old_soul916Jul 11, 2008 at 10:41 pm
    I made a video tribute to the big band era recently and it played this song (don't bother searching for it on youtube, its not there). This song really shows the side of stardom that people don't usually see. The lonely and depressing side.
  • p
    Paola FerrariAug 20, 2013 at 4:24 pm
    Un bel volo alto in mongolfiera finisce scendendo piano, senza traumi,forse solo qualche vuoto d'aria, osservando il panorama tutt'attorno, ma anche dentro, comunque come disse il grande Frank... And more, much more than this, I DID IT MY WAY!!!
  • nezgambit
    nezgambitJan 8, 2011 at 6:59 am
    excellent song but indeed a contreversial song that can end your life in a glance.. i dont know but once someone sing this song, i do get goosebumps.. totally offense to anyone -portz-
  • CarrieFan103897
    CarrieFan103897Jun 4, 2009 at 6:52 pm
    This is a great song. And Frank Sinatra is a great artist. It is a sad song. And I agree with both TAYLORSWIFT1204 and old soul916. It does show that side of stardom. In this song, he states he's lived a good life with barely any regrets. Again, so sad. 5/5.

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