Verse1:

E G#7 C#m7 Bm7 E
Some folks like to get away, take a holiday from the neighborhood
A C#7 F#m D7
Hop a flight to Miami Beach or to Hollywood
E G#7/D# C#m7 E/B A E/G# F#7
But I’m taking a Greyhound on the Hudson River line
AM7 A/B C#m7F#7C#m7A/B
I’m in a New York state of mind

Verse2:

E G#7 C#m7 Bm7 E
I seen all the movie stars in their fancy cars and their limousines
A C#7 F#m D7
Been high in the Rockies under the evergreens
E G#7/D# C#m7 E/B AM7 E/G# F#7
But I know what I’m needing and I don’t want to waste more time
AM7 A/B C#m7F#7C#m7BG#7
I’m in a New York state of mindd

Chor

us1:

C#m7 F#7 BM7
It was so easy living day by day
Bm7 E7 AM7
Out of touch with the rhythm and blues
D#m7 G#7 C#M7
Well, now I need a little give and take
C#m7 E/F#
The New York Times
BM7 F#m7A/BB7
The Daily News

 

Verse 3:

E G#7 C#m7 Bm7 E7
It comes down to reality and it’s fine with me cause I’ve let it slide
A C#7 F#m9 D7
Don’t care if it’s Chinatown or on Riverside
E G#7/D# C#m7 E/B A E/G# F#9
I don’t have any reasons, I’ve left them all behind
A A/B C#m7F#9C#m7BF#m7/B
I’m in a New York state of mind

 

Solo:
EG#7C#m7Bm7E

AC#7F#mD7

EG#7/D#C#m7E/BAE/G#F#9

AM7A/B

C#m7F#9C#m7BG#7

 

Chorus2:

C#m7 F#7 BM7
It was so easy living day by day
Bm7 E7 AM7
Out of touch with the rhythm and blues
D#m7 G#7 C#M7
Well, now I need a little give and take
C#m7 E/F#
The New York Times
BM7 F#m7A/BB7
The Daily News

 

Verse 4:
E G#7 C#m7 Bm7 E7
It comes down to reality and it’s fine with me cause I’ve let it slide
AM7 C#7 F#m D7
Don’t care if it’s Chinatown or on Riverside
E G#7/D# C#m7 E/B A E/G#F#9
I don’t have any reasons, I’ve left them all behind
AM7 A/B C#m7F#9C#m7BF#m7/B
I’m in a New York state of mind

E G#7/D# C#m7 E/B A E/G# F#9
I’m just taking a Greyhound on the Hudson River line
AM7
Cos I’m in a
A/B
I’m in a New York…state of…
E G#7#9C#m7D7
Mind

 

Outro:

G6CM9E/F#FM13F#/E