"Cross to Bear" as written by and Billy Joel....
Well I know you got your troubles
But I've got problems of my own
It's all relative you see what happiness should be
And we've got to work it out alone

I know about your situation
But I know all about your pain
But you know it's true, though it's know comfort to you,
Into each life must fall some rain

We all have our cross to bear
We all walk in darkness sometimes
Though I know it don't seem fair
We all have our cross to bear

You know I hate to see your crying
I hate to see you crying now
Because I've had my share of tears
Though you know it may sound cruel
You know I'd be a fool to let it slide a few more years

I just got to have my freedom
And if that's giving you the blues,
That's the price you pay,
Lord, there ain't no other way,
But to get down on your knees and pay your dues

Cos don't you know...

We all have our cross to bear
We all knuckle under sometimes
Ooo everybody gets his share
We all have our cross to bear

Ooo I just got to have my freedom
And if that's giving you the blues
Well, that's the price you pay
Lord, there ain't no other way,
But to get down on your knees and pay your dues

Cos don't you know...

We all have our cross to bear
Ooo we all walk in darkness sometimes
Ooo everybody gets his share
Cos we all have our cross to bear


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    General CommentHe's pretty much telling the chick that it's time to get out of the relationship now rather then letting it carry on any longer. He lets her know that this happens to everyone - and its happened to him too, but nevertheless he has got to have his freedom, even if it means giving her the blues.

    Wow, Billy back in the day sure didn't know how to sugar coat it, huh? Hahaha...oh well.

    Good song. I love the My Lives collection. Very insightful.
    Surfpicoon January 18, 2006   Link

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