"All My Life" as written by and Billy Joel....
All my life, I've searched this whole world through
Try as I might, to find someone like you
The years drifted by, but it was always on my mind
I didn't know how long I'd go, until I ran out of time

All my life, I've hurt the ones who cared
One by one, no loving heart was spared
I've been a wild and restless man, but still a man who needs a wife
That was my dream and now it seems you've taken all my life

For as long as I could my intentions were good
I assumed my affairs would be fine
But I know very well, there's a long road to hell
That's been paved with intentions like mine

All my life, I've paid for my mistakes
After a while, the strongest spirit breaks
I've had heartache and pain, it cut me deeper than a knife
But those days are done, 'cause you're the one I've wanted all my life

And I know very well, there's a long road to hell
That's been paved with intentions like mine
All my life, my stars were surely crossed
Now and then, I missed the love I lost
But all that changed, the day you said you'd be my wife

Who could have known that finding you
Would only take me all my life


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"All My Life" as written by Billy Joel

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    General CommentBilly wrote this song for his current wife for their two year anniversary. It's very Frank Sinatra-esk. It's his first song in 13 years!!! And he still freakin' rocks!! I can't wait to see him on 3/1/07!!!!
    dreaminofphillyon February 14, 2007   Link
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    General CommentAww, this song is so sweet! If he wrote this for his current wife, then what are some of the lines referring to, like "All my life, I've hurt the ones who cared" and "All my life, I've paid for my mistakes". When I first heard this song, I thought that those lyrics were intended for his ex-wife.
    Jessica888on October 05, 2007   Link

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