Most Uplifting Billy Joel Songs

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A good deal of Billy Joel's songs are negative, but there are many in his deep catalogue to raise the spirit.

The Top Ten

1 Vienna Vienna
2 Leningrad Leningrad
3 And So It Goes And So It Goes

Yes, I have paid attention to the lyrics. I've also seen Billy in concert and I can play every song on every album from Piano Man through The Bridge, plus a handful from Storm Front and River of Dreams. The singer is obviously insecure, but it's a beautiful song about opening up after being hurt--much like "An Innocent Man." - PetSounds

Uplifting? Have any of you paid attention to the lyrics?

4 Piano Man Piano Man
5 The Longest Time The Longest Time
6 New York State of Mind New York State of Mind

"Comes back to reality, but it's fine by me, 'cause I've let it slide..." - PetSounds

7 An Innocent Man An Innocent Man
8 You're Only Human (Second Wind) You're Only Human (Second Wind) V 1 Comment
9 Only the Good Die Young Only the Good Die Young

I find this song strangely uplifting. Don't ask me why. - PetSounds

10 Keeping the Faith Keeping the Faith

"Tomorrow ain't as bad as it seems..." - PetSounds

The Contenders

11 She's Always a Woman She's Always a Woman

Again, have any of you listened to the lyrics? This is an anti-love song. ''She'll promise you more than the garden of Eden, then she'll carelessly cut you and laugh while you're bleeding''. Sounds great.

12 Uptown Girl Uptown Girl
13 Tell Her About It Tell Her About It
14 The Downeaster Alexa The Downeaster Alexa
15 Don't Ask Me Why Don't Ask Me Why
16 You May Be Right You May Be Right
17 Scenes from an Italian Restaurant Scenes from an Italian Restaurant
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