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billy joel lyrics

She’s Got a Way 

[Verse 1]

She’s got a way about her

I don’t know what it is

But I know that I can’t live without her

She’s got a way of pleasing

I don’t know what it is

But there doesn’t have to be a reason anyway

[Verse 2]

She’s got a smile that heals me

I don’t know why it is

But I have to laugh when she reveals me

And she’s got a way of talking

I don’t know what it is

But it lifts me up

When we are walking anywhere

[Bridge]

She comes to me when I’m feelin’ down

Inspires me without a sound

She touches me and I get turned around

[Verse 3]

She’s got a way of showing

How I make her feel

And I find the strength to keep on going

And she’s got a light around her

And everywhere she goes

A million dreams of love

Surround her everywhere

[Bridge]

She comes to me when I’m feelin’ down

Inspires me without a sound

She touches me and I get turned around

Oh woo oh oh

[Outro]

She’s got a smile that heals me

I don’t know why it is

But I have to laugh when she reveals me

She’s got a way about her

I don’t know what it is

But I know that I can’t live without her anyway

Just the Way You Are

[Verse 1]

Don’t go changin’ to try and please me

You never let me down before, mmm

And don’t imagine you’re too familiar

And I don’t see you anymore

[Chorus 1]

I would not leave you in times of trouble

We never could have come this far, mmm

I took the good times, I’ll take the bad times

I’ll take you just the way you are

[Verse 2]

Don’t go tryin’ some new fashion

Don’t change the color of your hair, mmm

You always have my unspoken passion

Although I might not seem to care

[Chorus 2]

I don’t want clever conversation

I never want to work that hard, mmm

I just want someone that I can talk to

I want you just the way you are

[Bridge]

I need to know that you will always be

The same old someone that I knew

Oh, what will it take ‘til you believe in me

The way that I believe in you?

[Chorus 3]

I said I love you, and that’s forever

And this I promise from the heart, mmm

I couldn’t love you any better

I love you just the way you are

Alright!

[Saxophone Solo]

[Chorus 2]

I don’t want clever conversation

I never want to work that hard, mmm

I just want someone that I can talk to

I want you just the way you are, ohh

Piano Man

[Instrumental Intro]

[Verse 1]

It’s nine o’clock on a Saturday

The regular crowd shuffles in

There’s an old man sittin’ next to me

Makin’ love to his tonic and gin

He says, “Son, can you play me a memory?

I’m not really sure how it goes

But it’s sad, and it’s sweet, and I knew it complete

When I wore a younger man’s clothes”

[Refrain]

La, la-la, di-dee-da

La-la, di-dee-da, da-dum

[Chorus]

Sing us a song, you’re the piano man

Sing us a song tonight

Well, we’re all in the mood for a melody

And you’ve got us feeling alright

[Verse 2]

Now John at the bar is a friend of mine

He gets me my drinks for free

And he’s quick with a joke, or to light up your smoke

But there’s someplace that he’d rather be

He says, “Bill, I believe this is killing me”

As the smile ran away from his face

“Well I’m sure that I could be a movie star

If I could get out of this place”

[Refrain]

Oh, la, la-la, di-dee-da

La-la, di-dee-da, da-dum

[Verse 3]

Now Paul is a real estate novelist

Who never had time for a wife

And he’s talkin’ with Davy, who’s still in the Navy

And probably will be for life

And the waitress is practicing politics

As the businessmen slowly get stoned

Yes, they’re sharing a drink they call loneliness

But it’s better than drinkin’ alone

[Piano Solo]

[Chorus]

Sing us a song, you’re the piano man

Sing us a song tonight

Well, we’re all in the mood for a melody

And you’ve got us feeling alright

[Verse 4]

It’s a pretty good crowd for a Saturday

And the manager gives me a smile

‘Cause he knows that it’s me they’ve been comin’ to see

To forget about life for a while

And the piano, it sounds like a carnival

And the microphone smells like a beer

And they sit at the bar and put bread in my jar

And say, “Man, what are you doin’ here?”

[Refrain]

Oh, la, la-la, di-dee-da

La-la, di-dee-da, da-dum

[Chorus]

Sing us a song, you’re the piano man

Sing us a song tonight

Well, we’re all in the mood for a melody

And you’ve got us feeling alright

[Instrumental Outro]

Elton John lyrics

Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

[Verse 1]

When are you gonna come down?

When are you going to land?

I should have stayed on the farm

I should have listened to my old man

You know you can’t hold me forever

I didn’t sign up with you

I’m not a present for your friends to open

This boy’s too young to be singing the blues

[Refrain]

Ah, ah-ah, ah-ah

Ah-ah-ah, ah

[Chorus]

So goodbye yellow brick road

Where the dogs of society howl

You can’t plant me in your penthouse

I’m going back to my plough

Back to the howling old owl in the woods

Hunting the horny-back toad

Oh, I’ve finally decided my future lies

Beyond the yellow brick road

[Refrain]

Ah, ah-ah, ah-ah

Ah-ah-ah, ah

[Verse 2]

What do you think you’ll do, then?

I bet they’ll shoot down the plane

It’ll take you a couple of vodka and tonics

To set you on your feet again

Maybe you’ll get a replacement

There’s plenty like me to be found

Mongrels who ain’t got a penny

Sniffing for tidbits like you

on the ground

 

[Refrain]

Ah, ah-ah, ah-ah

Ah-ah-ah, ah

 

[Chorus]

So goodbye yellow brick road

Where the dogs of society howl

You can’t plant me in your penthouse

I’m going back to my plough

Back to the howling old owl in the woods

Hunting the horny-back toad

Oh, I’ve finally decided my future lies

Beyond the yellow brick road

 

[Refrain]

Ah, ah-ah, ah-ah

Ah-ah-ah, ah

Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me

[Verse 1]

I can’t light no more of your darkness

All my pictures seem to fade to black and white

I’m growin’ tired, and time stands still before me

Frozen here on the ladder of my life

[Verse 2]

Too late to save myself from falling

I took a chance and changed your way of life

But you misread my meanin’ when I met you

Closed the door and left me blinded by the light

[Chorus]

Don’t let the sun go down on me

Although I search myself, it’s always someone else I see

I’d just allow a fragment of your life to wander free

But losin’ everything is like the sun goin’ down on me

[Verse 3]

I can’t find, oh, the right romantic line

But see me once and see the way I feel

Don’t discard me just because you think I mean you harm

But these cuts I have, oh, they need love to help them heal

[Chorus]

Don’t let the sun go down on me

Although I search myself, it’s always someone else I see

I’d just allow a fragment of your life to wander free

But losin’ everything is like the sun goin’ down on me

[Chorus]

Don’t let the sun go down on me

Although I search myself, it’s always someone else I see

I’d just allow a fragment of your life to wander free, yeah

But losin’ everything is like the sun goin’ down on me

Your Song 

[Verse 1]

It’s a little bit funny, this feeling inside

I’m not one of those who can easily hide

I don’t have much money, but, boy, if I did

I’d buy a big house where we both could live

If I was a sculptor, heh, but then again, no

Or a man who makes potions in a traveling show

I know it’s not much, but it’s the best I can do

My gift is my song, and this one’s for you

[Chorus]

And you can tell everybody this is your song

It may be quite simple, but now that it’s done

I hope you don’t mind, I hope you don’t mind

That I put down in the words

How wonderful life is while you’re in the world

[Verse 2]

I sat on the roof and kicked off the moss

Well, a few of the verses, well, they’ve got me quite cross

But the sun’s been quite kind while I wrote this song

It’s for people like you that keep it turned on

So excuse me forgetting, but these things I do

You see, I’ve forgotten if they’re green or they’re blue

Anyway, the thing is, what I really mean

Yours are the sweetest eyes I’ve ever seen

[Chorus]

And you can tell everybody this is your song

It may be quite simple, but now that it’s done

I hope you don’t mind, I hope you don’t mind

That I put down in the words

How wonderful life is while you’re in the world

[Outro]

I hope you don’t mind, I hope you don’t mind

That I put down in the words

How wonderful life is while you’re in the world

Queen lyrics

We Are the Champions

[Verse 1]

I’ve paid my dues

Time after time

I’ve done my sentence

But committed no crime

And bad mistakes

I’ve made a few

I’ve had my share of sand kicked in my face

But I’ve come through

(And I need to go on and on, and on, and on)

 

[Chorus]

We are the champions, my friends

And we’ll keep on fighting ’til the end

We are the champions

We are the champions

No time for losers

‘Cause we are the champions

Of the world

 

[Verse 2]

I’ve taken my bows

And my curtain calls

You brought me fame and fortune and everything that goes with it

I thank you all

But it’s been no bed of roses

No pleasure cruise

I consider it a challenge before the whole human race

And I ain’t gonna lose

(And I need to go on and on, and on, and on)

 

[Chorus]

We are the champions, my friends

And we’ll keep on fighting ’til the end

We are the champions

We are the champions

No time for losers

‘Cause we are the champions

Of the world

 

[Outro]

We are the champions, my friends

And we’ll keep on fighting ’til the end, oh

We are the champions

We are the champions

No time for losers

‘Cause we are the champions…

Crazy Little Thing Called Love

[Intro]

[Chorus]

This thing called love

I just can’t handle it

This thing called love

I must get ’round to it, I ain’t ready

Crazy little thing called love

 

[Verse 1]

A-this thing (This thing)

Called love (Called love)

It cries (Like a baby)

In a cradle all night

It swings (Woo, woo)

It jives (Woo, woo)

It shakes all over like a jellyfish

Woo, I kinda like it

Crazy little thing called love

 

[Bridge]

There goes my baby

She knows how to rock ‘n’ roll

She drives me crazy

She gives me hot and cold fever

Then she leaves me in a cool, cool sweat

 

[Break]

 

[Verse 2]

I gotta be cool, relax, get hip

And get on my tracks

Take a back seat, hitch-hike

And take a long ride

On my motorbike until I’m ready

Crazy little thing called love

 

[Guitar Solo]

 

[Verse 3]

Yeah

I gotta be cool, relax, get hip

And get on my tracks

Take a back seat

Hitch-hike (Ah hum, ah hum)

And take a long ride on my motorbike

Until I’m ready (Ready Freddie)

Crazy little thing called love

 

[Chorus]

This thing called love

I just can’t handle it

This thing called love

I must get ’round to it

I ain’t ready (Ooh ooh ooh ooh)

 

[Outro]

Crazy little thing called love

Crazy little thing called love, yeah, yeah

Crazy little thing called love, yeah, yeah

Crazy little thing called love, yeah, yeah

Crazy little thing called love, yeah, yeah

Crazy little thing called love, yeah, yeah

Crazy little thing called love, yeah, yeah

Crazy little thing called love, yeah, yeah

Crazy little thing called love, yeah, yeah

Somebody To Love 

[Intro]

Can anybody find me

Somebody to love?

 

[Verse 1]

Ooh, each morning I get up I die a little

Can barely stand on my feet

Take a look at yourself in the mirror and cry

Take a look in the mirror and cry

Lord, what you’re doin’ to me? (Yeah, yeah)

I have spent all my years in believin’ you

But I just can’t get no relief, Lord

 

[Chorus]

Somebody (Somebody)

Ooh, somebody (Somebody)

Can anybody find me

Somebody to love?

Yeah

 

[Verse 2]

I work hard (He works hard) every day of my life

I work ’til I ache my bones

At the end (At the end of the day) I take home

My hard-earned pay all on my own

(Goes home, goes home on his own)

I get down (Down) on my knees (Knees) and I start to pray (Praise the Lord)

‘Til the tears run down from my eyes, Lord

 

[Chorus]

Somebody (Somebody)

Ooh, somebody (Please)

Can anybody find me

Somebody to love?

Oh

 

[Bridge]

(He works hard) everyday (Everyday)

I try and I try and I try

But everybody wants to put me down

They say I’m goin’ crazy

They say I got a lot of water in my brain

I got no common sense

(He’s got) I got nobody left to believe

No, no, no, no

 

[Guitar solo]

 

[Chorus]

(Ooh, ooh, ooh, Lord)

Ooh somebody

Ooh (Somebody)

Anybody find me

Somebody to love

Can anybody find me

Someone to love?

 

[Verse 3]

Got no feel, I got no rhythm

I just keep losin’ my beat (You just keep losing and losing)

I’m okay, I’m alright (He’s alright, he’s alright)

I ain’t gonna face no defeat (Yeah, yeah)

I just gotta get out of this prison cell

(One day) Someday I’m gonna be free, Lord

 

[Outro]

Find me somebody to love

Find me somebody to love

Find me somebody to love

Find me somebody to love

Find me somebody to love

(Find me, find me)

Find me somebody to love (Find me)

Find me somebody to love

Find me somebody to love-ove-ove

(Ooh, find me, find me)

Find me somebody to love

(Somebody to love)

Find me somebody to love

Somebody (Somebody)

Somebody (Somebody)

Somebody (Find me)

(Somebody find me somebody to love)

Can anybody find me

Somebody to love?

(Find me somebody to love) Ooh

(Find me somebody to love)

Find me somebody

(Find me somebody to love)

Somebody, somebody, somebody to love

(Find me somebody to love)

Find me, find me

Find me, find me, find me

(Find me somebody to love)

Ooh, somebody to love

(Find me somebody to love)

Ooh, find me, find me

Find me somebody to love

(Find me somebody to love)

Anybody, anywhere, anybody

Find me somebody to love, love

Find me, find me, find me, find me

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