She's Right On Time

Album: The Nylon Curtain (1982)
  • Until he wrote the anti-war "Christmas In Fallujah," this was the closest Joel came to writing a Christmas song. It takes place during the Christmas season and is about a guy who is waiting for his girl to arrive. She's late as usual, but the singer realizes that he, too, is deeply flawed and appreciates everything his girl has to offer. So for him, she's right on time. >>
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    Ken - Louisville, KY
  • Joel has an affinity for many of his lesser-known songs, and he loves this one. Appearing on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert in 2017, he listed it among his Top 5.

Comments: 4

  • Kevin from KentuckyAnyone know the name of the girl in the video?
  • Bob Young from Farmington, MiThe chorus harmonies seem to be quite the nod to the verses on The Beatles "If I Needed Someone".
  • Rachel from North Jersey, NjOh yeah, and I finally FINALLY got to hear it live when he played it during the new year's eve concert 200 at MSG.
  • Rachel from North Jersey, NjI love Billy joel and everything he ever did. there is not one song I don't like and this one is my all time favorite. I love it.
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