Easy Money

Album: An Innocent Man (1983)

Songfacts®:

  • Easy Money was Rodney Dangerfield's first movie as lead actor. Billy Joel was asked to write and perform the theme song, which he did. Joel wrote it from the point of view of Rodney's character from the movie - a hopeless gambler. Rodney returned the favor by appearing in Billy's video for "Tell Her About It." >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Ken - Louisville, KY

Comments: 1

  • Groovus Maximus from Boston, MaKILLER tune! What a way to open one of the greatest albums of all time, with tight funky drums & bass, terse guitar and crazy horn stabs! The way it releases out into the half-time section is just perfect, and that fadeout leaves you wanting more... Can't believe this song didn't chart anywhere(?) -- there's no justice in the world! Thank you, Billy, for creating the soundtrack of our lives -- God bless you, sir.
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