ARTIST: Jerry Herman
TITLE: I Am What I Am
Lyrics and Chords

[La Cage Aux Folles]

[ Fm6 = xx0111 ]

I am what I am, I am my own special creation
So come take a look, give me the hook or the ovation
It's my world that I want to have a little pride in
My world and it's not a place I have to hide in
Life's not worth a damn 'til you can say, hey world
I am what I am

/ A C#m F#m Esus4E7 / A C#m F#m Bm7E7 / AC#7 F#m / 
   / Bsus4B7 Dm6 / A C#m F#m / BmE7 A /

I am what I am, I don't want praise I don't want pity
I bang my own drum, some think it's noise I think it's pretty
And so what if I love each feather and each spangle
Why not try to see things from a different angle
Your life is a sham 'til you can shout out loud
I am what I am

/ B Ebm Abm C#mF# / / BEb#7 Abm / C#mC#7 Em6 / B Ebm Abm / C#m7F#7 B - /

I am what I am and what I am needs no excuses
I deal my own deck sometimes the ace, sometimes the deuces
There's one life and there's no return and no deposit
One life so it's time to open up your closet
Life's not worth a damn 'til you can say, hey world
I am what I am

/ C Em Am7 DmG7 / / Cmaj7Dm6 Am / Am7/D-D9 Fm6 / 
   / C Em Am / D7sus4 G7 C - /

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