Allentown by Billy Joel - Lyrics

Complete the lyrics to Billy Joel's 1982 hit.
Quiz by Jerry928
Rate:
Last updated: February 21, 2017
First submittedFebruary 21, 2017
Times taken83
Report this quizReport
5:00
Enter answer here
0
 / 35 guessed
The quiz is paused. You have remaining.
Scoring
You scored / = %
This beats or equals % of test takers also scored 100%
The average score is
Your high score is
Your fastest time is
Keep scrolling down for answers and more stats ...
Well we're living here in Allentown
And they're closing all the factories down
Out in Bethlehem they're killing time
Filling out forms
Standing in line
Well our fathers fought the Second World War
Spent their weekends on the Jersey Shore
Met our mothers in the USO
Asked them to dance
Danced with them slow
And we're living here in Allentown
 
But the restlessness was handed down
And it's getting very hard to stay
 
Well we're waiting here in Allentown
For the Pennsylvania we never found
For the promises our teachers gave
If we worked hard
If we behaved
So the graduations hang on the wall
But they never really helped us at all
No they never taught us what was real
Iron, coal
Chromium steel
And we're waiting here in Allentown
 
But they've taken all the coal from the ground
And the union people crawled away
 
Every child had a pretty good shot
To get at least as far as their old man got
But something happened on the way to that place
They threw an American flag in our face
 
Well I'm living here in Allentown
And it's hard to keep a good man down
But I won't be getting up today
 
And it's getting very hard to stay
And we're living here in Allentown
No comments yet