Piano Man Billy Joel
It's nine o' clock on a saturdayThe regular crowd shuffles in
There's an old man sitting 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 sweetAnd I knew it complete
When I wore a younger man's clothes"

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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 feelin' alright.

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 smokeBut there's someplace that he'd rather be.
He says "Bill, I believe this is killing me,"
As a 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."

Da da ...
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 feelin' alright.

Now Paul is a realestate novelist,
Who never had time for a wife.
And he,s talking with Davy
Who's still in the navyAnd probably will be for life.
And the waitress is practicing politics
As the buissnessman slowly gets stoned
Yes they're sharing a drink they call loneliness
But it's better than drinking alone.

INSTRUMENTAL
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 feelin' alright.

It's a pretty good crowd for a saturday,And the manager gives me a smile.
'Cause he knows that it's meThat they've been coming to see.
To forget about life for a while.
And the piano sounds like a carneval
Ande 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 ?"

Da da ..
Sing us a song ?

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