MaJoC the Filk, you are right. Wikipedia tells us:
"My Way" is a song popularized in 1969 by Frank Sinatra set to the music of the French song "Comme d'habitude" composed by Jacques Revaux with lyrics by Gilles Thibaut and Claude François and first performed in 1967 by Claude François. Its English lyrics were written by Paul Anka and are unrelated to the original French song.
I like to sing Bob Blue's variation, "I Did It Their Way":
I [C] came brought all my [CMa7] books, lived in [Am] dorms, followed di[A]rections.
I [Dm] worked, I studied [DmMA7] hard, met lots of [Dm6] folks who had con[C]nections.
I crammed, they gave me [C7] grades, and may I [F] say not in a [Fm] fair way.
But [C] more, much more than [G] this, I did it [F] their [C] way.
I learned all sorts of [CMa7] things, although I [Am] know I'll never [A] use them.
The [Dm] courses that I [DmMa7] took were all re[Dm6]quired, I didn't [C] choose them.
You'll find that to sur[C7]vive it's best to [F] act the doctri[Fm]naire way.
And [C] so I buckled [G] down and did it [F] their [C] way.
Yes, there were times I wondered [C7] why I had to [F] crawl when I could fly.
I had my [Dm] doubts, but after [G] all, I clipped my [G7] wings, and learned to [C] crawl.
I had to [F] bend, and in the [G7] end I did it [F] their [C] way
And so, my fine young [CMa7] friends, now that I [Am] am a full pro[A]fessor
Where [Dm] once I was op[DmMa7]pressed, now I've be[Dm6]come the cruel op[C]pressor.
With me you'll learn to [C7] cope, you'll learn to [F] climb life's golden [Fm] stairway.
Like [C] me, you'll see the [G] light, and do it [F] their [C] way
What can I do? What can I [C7] do? Open your [F] books. Read chapter two.
And if it [Dm] seems a bit rou[G]tine, Don't come to [G7] me, go see the [C] dean.
As long as [F] they give me my [G7] pay I'll do it [F] their [C] way.