Ain't No Crime Lyrics

Billy Joel


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Billy Joel
album: Track 3 in album Piano Man
release date: 1973-11
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length: 3:20
arranger: Michael Omartian
engineer: Ron Malo
performer: Billy Joel
producer: Michael Stewart
vocal: Billy Joel
composer: Billy Joel
lyricist: Billy Joel

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You got to open your eyes in the morning
Nine o'clock comin' with out any warnin'
And you gotta get ready to go
You say you went out late last evenin'
Did a lot of drinkin'
Come home stinkin'
And you went and fell asleep on the floor
And then your lady comes and finds you asleepin'
Starts in to weepin' 'bout the hours you been keepin'
And you better get your *** out the door

Ain't no crime
Say everybody gets that way some time
Ain't no crime
You know it's good to get it on to get a load off your mind
Oh no, it ain't no crime. Oh.

You got to open your eyes in the morning
Nine o'clock comin' with out any warnin'
And you gotta get ready to go
Well now you tell me you love somebody
And you'll love 'em forever
You may love 'em forever
But you won't like 'em all of the time
Well now you tell me you need somebody for the rest of your life
You might have somebody
But you won't want 'em everyday

Ain't no crime
Say ev'rybody gets that way some time
Ain't no crime
Well it's just human nature
Happens all the time
Oh no, it ain't no crime. Oh

And just as surely as the wind keeps blowin'
The grass keeps growin'
You gotta keep goin'
And the Lord have mercy on your soul
La, la la la.

Track Listing

  • 1 Travelin' Prayer
  • 2 Piano Man
  • 3 Ain't No Crime
  • 4 You're My Home
  • 5 The Ballad of Billy the Kid
  • 6 Worse Comes to Worst
  • 7 Stop in Nevada
  • 8 If I Only Had the Words (To Tell You)
  • 9 Somewhere Along the Line
  • 10 Captain Jack