Last of the Big Time Spenders Song Lyrics

Billy Joel


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Billy Joel
album: Track 7 in album Streetlife Serenade
release date: 1974-10
popularity : 38 users have visited this page.
length: 4:36
producer: Michael Stewart
lead vocals: Billy Joel
sound engineer: Ron Malo
composer: Billy Joel
lyricist: Billy Joel

Album Information

label: Columbia
country(area): United States
format: 12" Vinyl
script: Latin

Cover Art

Billy Joel Streetlife Serenade cover art


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Well if money makes a rich man
Then I might never make the grade
I'll be a small time operator
If I just get the landlord paid
But if time is an indication
Of the wealth that I never knew
Then I'm the last of the big time spenders
'Cause I've been spending time on you, woo oo oo woo

It takes time to appreciate
Lord knows that you can learn to hate it
I believe, 'cause I've been there too
When it gets down to desperation
You make the best of the situation
I can tell, I've seen it through, oh, oh, oh


Track Listing

12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Streetlife Serenader
  • 2 Los Angelenos
  • 3 The Great Suburban Showdown
  • 4 Root Beer Rag
  • 5 Roberta
  • 6 The Entertainer
  • 7 Last of the Big Time Spenders
  • 8 Weekend Song
  • 9 Souvenir
  • 10 The Mexican Connection