"That's Life" as written by Dean Kay and Kelly L. Gordon....
That's life (that's life) that's what people say
You're riding high in April
Shot down in May
But I know I'm gonna change that tune
When I'm back on top, back on top in June

I said, that's life (that's life) and as funny as it may seem
Some people get their kicks
Stompin' on a dream
But I don't let it, let it get me down
'Cause this fine old world it keeps spinnin' around

I've been a puppet, a pauper, a pirate
A poet, a pawn and a king
I've been up and down and over and out
And I know one thing
Each time I find myself flat on my face
I pick myself up and get back in the race

That's life (that's life) I tell ya, I can't deny it
I thought of quitting, baby
But my heart just ain't gonna buy it
And if I didn't think it was worth one single try
I'd jump right on a big bird and then I'd fly

I've been a puppet, a pauper, a pirate
A poet, a pawn and a king
I've been up and down and over and out
And I know one thing
Each time I find myself layin' flat on my face
I just pick myself up and get back in the race

That's life (that's life) that's life
And I can't deny it
Many times I thought of cuttin' out but my heart won't buy it
But if there's nothing shakin' come here this July
I'm gonna roll myself up in a big ball and die
My, my


Lyrics submitted by shelleyc_like_whoa

"That's Life" as written by E. Y. Harburg Vernon Duke

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, IMAGEM MUSIC INC, SHAPIRO BERNSTEIN & CO. INC.

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    General CommentI heard this on Tony Hawk's Underground 2 of all places. I absolutely fell in love and have been ever since. I used to think Frank was just for old, boring people, but that's so not true. The guy was a bad-ass.
    pleasebeatme92on February 02, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General Commentmy favorite frank sinatra song
    shelleyc_like_whoaon April 22, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentDefinitely one of Frank's all time BEST. One of my top 3 or 4 favorites of his.
    FilmScorpioon September 03, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentundoubtedly my favourite. I bought the infamous Frank Sinatra Greatest Hits LP at a garage sale in grade 9 and it's still in my frequently played pile. I live by this song.
    vulvaloveon September 20, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentBest Frank Sinatra song. Hands down.
    MissFantabulouson December 07, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentamazing song makes u want to batter through lifes fucking hardest parts

    lol
    louxxxon February 03, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentGreat song! Nothing can't ever stop me...
    antox89on May 31, 2010   Link
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    General CommentLove the song. Love the artist. Gonna role with the punches. Learned from the best. Life is what we make of it and I don't plan to have sucky describe mine:)
    SweetCheeks2on January 19, 2012   Link
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    General CommentNot my favourite by this guy, but sometimes I just have to put it on repeat til everything feels better. I adore him.
    clare11208on September 01, 2015   Link

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