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An Innocent Man


by Billy Joel. Buy album CD: The Essential Billy Joel


Some people stay far away from the door
If there's a chance of it opening up
They hear a voice in the hall outside
And hope that it just passes by

Some people live with the fear of a touch
And the anger of having been a fool
They will not listen to anyone
So nobody tells them a lie

I know you're only protecting yourself
I know you're thinking of somebody else
Someone who hurt you
But I'm not above
Making up for the love
You've been denying you could ever feel
I'm not above doing anything
To restore your faith if I can
Some people see through the eyes of the old
Before they ever get a look at the young
I'm only willing to hear you cry
Because I am an innocent man
I am an innocent man
Oh yes I am

Some people say they will never believe
Another promise they hear in the dark
Because they only remember too well
They heard somebody tell them before
Some people sleep all alone every night
Instead of taking a lover to bed
Some people find that it's easier to hate
Than to wait anymore

I know you don't want to hear what I say
I know you're gonna keep turning away
But I've been there and if I can survive
I can keep you alive
I'm not above going through it again
I've not above being cool for a while
If you're cruel to me I'll understand

Some people run from a possible fight
Some people figure they can never win
And although this is a fight I can lose
The accused is an innocent man
I am an innocent man
Oh yes I am
An innocent man

You know you only hurt yourself out of spite
I guess you'd rather be a martyr tonight
That's your decision
But I'm not below
Anybody I know
If there's a chance of resurrecting a love
I'm not above going back to the start
To find out where the heartache began

Some people hope for a miracle cure
Some people just accept the world as it is
But I'm not willing to lay down and die
Because I am an innocent man

I am an innocent man
Oh yes I am
An innocent man




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Album: The Essential Billy Joel (2001) Lyrics
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  1. Piano Man
  2. You're My Home
  3. Captain Jack
  4. The Entertainer
  5. Say Goodbye To Hollywood
  6. Miami 2017 (Seen The Lights Go Out On Broadway)
  7. New York State Of Mind
  8. She's Always A Woman
  9. Movin' Out (Anthony's Song)
  10. Only The Good Die Young
  11. Just The Way You Are
  12. Honesty
  13. My Life
  14. It's Still Rock And Roll To Me
  15. You May Be Right
  16. Don't Ask Me Why
  17. She's Got A Way
  18. Allentown
  19. Goodnight Saigon
  20. An Innocent Man
  21. Uptown Girl
  22. The Longest Time
  23. Tell Her About It
  24. Leave A Tender Moment Alone
  25. Baby Grand
  26. I Go To Extremes
  27. We Didn't Start The Fire
  28. Leningrad
  29. The Downeaster 'alexa'
  30. And So It Goes
  31. The River Of Dreams
  32. All About Soul
  33. Lullabye (Goodnight, My Angel)
  34. Waltz #1 (Nunley's Carousel)
  35. Invention In C Minor

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