You're My Home

Album: Piano Man (1975)
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  • When you look into my eyes
    And you see the crazy gypsy in my soul
    It always comes as a surprise
    When I feel my withered roots begin to grow

    Well I never had a place
    That I could call my very own
    But that's all right my love
    'Cause you're my home

    When you touch my weary head
    And you tell me everything will be all right
    You say use my body for your bed
    And my love will keep you warm throughout the night

    Well I'll never be a stranger
    And I'll never be alone
    Wherever we're together
    That's my home

    Home could be the Pennsylvania turnpike
    Indiana's early morning dew
    High up in the hills of California
    Home is just another word for you

    Well I never had a place that I could call my very own
    But that's all right my love 'cause you're my home

    If I travel all my life
    And I never get stop and settle down
    Long as I have you by my side
    There's a roof above and good walls all around
    You're my castle, you're my cabin
    And my instant pleasure dome
    I need you in my house
    'Cause you're my home
    You're my home Writer/s: BILLY JOEL
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 10

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn October 10, 1975, Helen Reddy performed her covered version of "You're My Home" on the NBC-TV musical variety late-night program 'The Midnight Special'...
    The song was track two of side one on her 1974 album, 'Love Song for Jeffrey', the album reached #11 on Billboard's Top LPs Albums chart and spent 35 weeks on the chart...
    As noted above, it was the B-side of his 1974 single, "Piano Man", it peaked at #25...
    * So Billy wasn't too happy with Reddy's rendition of the song, got to wonder if he was to upset to cash the royalty check?
  • Carolyn from Knoville, TnOne of my all time favorites...and one my husband sings to me still after all these years!
  • Bob from Bismarck, NdI was playing this song (on a 45 rpm record) in my college dorm room. A girl heard it as she walked by my room. She stopped to say that she loved this song. We talked a while......... Three years later, I married her. Thirty-two years later, we're still married. This has always been one of "our songs". We got to hear Billy Joel sing in live, in concert!!
  • Jesse from East Setauket, NyWas my wedding song at my small wedding in 1986. Got divorced after 10 years of marriage. Ex wife moved out of state and got remarried. We remained in contact, no hard feelings. In 2009 she passed away from stage 4 ovarian cancer at age 47. I hear this song and when he gets to the part, "....good walls all around" I always choke up. Shows how short life is and this song will always make me remember my ex wife.
  • Allison from Albany, NyThis song is so, well, beautiful. It kind of makes me tear up whenever I listen to it. Billy Joel rules!
  • Duane from Tampa, FlThank you Billy Joel for writing this song. Anyone who has lived out of suitcase for extended time and has a loved one knows just what you were saying. I travel for business 10+ months out of the year living out of hotels and motels, and every time I hear this song it chokes me up.
  • Jerry from Albany, NyThis song is one of the highlights of the "Songs In The Attic" album for me. The version here is so much warmer, more romantic than the original studio version. It's one of my all time Billy Joel favorites.
  • Bill from Downers Grove, IlVery simple and straightforward. He loved that woman. Loved the version on "Songs in the Attic".
  • Abelardo from Mexico, MexicoHis wife asked him if the gift included cpyrights!
  • Leyna from From The Middle Of The Ocean, OkThat was so sweet of him to write Elizabeth that song! :D
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