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This song is originally from Billy's first solo album, Cold Spring Harbor, released November 1971. A fantastic live version of this song is on Songs In The Attic, Billy Joel's first live album, which was recorded in June - July 1980 during the Glass Houses tour and was released September 10, 1981. Songs In The Attic features songs from Cold Spring Harbor in a better form, since Billy's first album was sped up in studio and he "sounded like a chipmunk." He wasn't happy with the sound of the album, so Songs In The Attic was a way to make it better and sound more raw and personal. Intro: C F x4 C Dm Baby all the lights are turned on you F C Now you're in the center of the stage C Dm Everything revolves on what you do F C Ah, you are in your prime; you've come of age Dm F G And you can always have your way somehow F G C But everybody loves you now [Intro] C Dm You can walk away from your mistakes F C You can turn your back on what you do C Dm Just a little smile is all it takes F C Yeah, you can have your cake and eat it too Dm F G Loneliness will get to you somehow F G C But everybody loves you now Bb F C Ah, they all want your white body Bb F C And they await your reply Bb F C C (B) Am Ah, but between you and me and the Staten Island ferry G F#dim Fm So do I C Dm All the people want to know your name F C Soon there will be lines outside your door C Dm Feelings do not matter in your game F C Yeah, 'cause nothing's gonna touch you anymore Dm F G So your life is only living anyhow F G C And everybody loves you now C Dm Close your eyes when you don't want to see F C Stay at home when you don't want to go C Dm Only speak to those who will agree F C Yeah, and close your mind when you don't want to know Dm F G You have lost you innocence somehow F C But everybody loves you now Bb F C Ah, you know that nothing lasts forever Bb F C And it's all been done before Bb F C Am Ah, but you ain't got the time to go to Cold Spring Harbor G F#dim Fm No more C Dm See how all the people gather 'round F C Hey, isn't it a thrill to see them crawl? C Dm Keep your eyes ahead and don't look down F C Yeah, and lock yourself inside your sacred wall Dm F G This is what you wanted; ain't you proud? F G C 'Cause everybody loves you now This is a very fun song to play, just like all of Billy Joel's songs. The man's a hit-maker. Stay groovy and keep on rockin'.