Worse Comes To Worst

Album: Piano Man (1973)
Charted: 80
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  • Today I'm livin' like a rich man's son
    Tomorrow mornin' I could be a bum
    It doesn't matter which direction, though
    I know a woman in New Mexico
    Chorus:
    Worse comes to worst
    I'll get along
    I don't know how, but sometimes
    I can be strong
    Oh, and if I don't have a car, I'll hitch
    I got a thumb and she's a son of a bitch
    I do my writing on my road guitar
    And make a living at a piano bar, oh
    Chorus
    Lightning and thunder
    Flashed across the roads we drove upon
    Oh, but it's clear skies we're under
    When I am together, when I sing the song
    Chorus
    Oh, fun ain't easy if it ain't free
    Too many people got a hold on me
    But I know something that they don't know
    I know a woman in New Mexico
    Chorus 3x and fade
    Writer/s: BILLY JOEL
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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