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Just The Way You Are is a Grammy Award winning song by American singer-songwriter Billy Joel. It’s the third track from his 5th studio album ‘The Stranger’, released in 1977.

This lesson shows a fingerpicking arrangement in the key of D and uses Dropped D-Tuning.

It covers many chords and shapes, the progression, a few fingerpicking examples and some of the signature fills.