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’ve traveled each and every highway / But 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 / And saw it through without exemption / I planned each charted course / Each careful step along the byway / 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 / But 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 / To say the things he truly feels / And not the words of one who kneels / The record shows I took the blows / And did it my way / Yes, it was my