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Billy Joel

Movin' Out (Anthony's Song) (3:29)

"Movin' Out (Anthony's Song)" is a song written and recorded by Billy Joel. The track details the singer's disgust with the upwardly-mobile bourgeois aspirations of working and lower-middle class New Yorkers who take pride at working long hours in order to afford the outward signs of having "made it". Joel considers their rejection of their working-class roots (trading a Chevy for a Cadillac and buying a house in Hackensack, New Jersey) to be ultimately futile; in the end, the… read more

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Anthony works in the grocery store
Savin' his pennies for someday
Mama Leone left a note on the door,
She said,

Billy Joel - Movin' Out (Anthony's Song) Lyrics


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  • Been to 3 concerts of his, all in LI... WELL worth seeing. He always plays longer for the LI crowds. He's freakin' amaaaazzzzing!
  • And it seems such a waste of time....oh yeah, we still love you, Piano Man <3 <3
  • This is one artist I would like to see "Live". Great song.
  • Great Song.......
  • Sing it Billy! If you like this song, check out the cover by a band called The Supervillians, will not disappoint!
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  • if that's what it's all 'bout---------insert hillbilly's theme
  • His songs from the 70s are so evocative. The Neil Sedaka Laughter in the Rain similarity had never occurred to me til now, but yes it does!

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