Baby Grand

Album: The Bridge (1986)
Charted: 75
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  • Late at night
    When it's dark and cold
    I reach out
    For someone to hold
    When I'm blue
    When I'm lonely
    She comes through
    She's the only one who can
    My baby grand
    Is all I need

    In my time
    I've wandered everywhere
    Around this world
    She would always be there
    Any day
    Any hour
    All it takes
    Is the power in my hands
    This baby grand's
    Been good to me

    I've had friends
    But they have slipped away
    I've had fame
    But it doesn't stay
    I've made fortunes
    Spent them fast enough
    As for woman
    They don't last with just one man
    But baby grand
    Will stand by me

    They say that no one's gonna play this on the radio
    They said the melancholy blues were dead and gone
    But only songs like these
    Played in minor keys
    Keep those memories holding on

    I've come far
    From the life I've strayed in
    I've got scars
    From those dives I've played in
    Now I'm home
    And I'm weary
    In my bones
    Every dreary one night stand
    But baby grand
    Came home with me

    Ever since this gig began
    My baby grand's
    Been good to meWriter/s: BILLY JOEL
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
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Comments: 2

  • Paul from Greenwood, ScIf you listen to the original release of Ray Charles' "Georgia on my mind", the chord progression is almost identical as this one.
  • Dc from Hilo, HiBilly Joel wrote this song the day before Ray Charles was to record it with him. Ray was one of Joel's main influences and considers it one of his most memorable studio experiences.
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