“Say Goodbye to Hollywood”, the first track from the 1976 Billy Joel album “Turnstiles”. I own absolutely none of this.

Lyrics:
Bobby’s drivin’ through the city tonight
Through the lights in a hot new rent-a-car
He joins the lovers in his heavy machine
It’s a scene down on Sunset Boulevard
Say goodbye to Hollywood
Say goodbye, my baby
Say goodbye to Hollywood
Say goodbye, my baby

Johnny’s takin’ care of things for a while
And his style is so right for troubadours
They got him sitting with his back to the door
Now he won’t be my fast gun anymore
Say goodbye to Hollywood
Say goodbye, my baby
Say goodbye to Hollywood
Say goodbye, my baby

Chorus:
Movin’ on is a chance you take
Any time you try to stay – together
Whoa
Say a word out of line
And you find that the friends you had
Are gone forever
Forever

So many faces in and out of my life
Some will last
Some will just be now and then
Life is a series of hellos and goodbyes
I’m afraid it’s time for goodbye again
Say goodbye to Hollywood
Say goodbye, my baby
Say goodbye to Hollywood
Say goodbye, my baby

Chorus:
Movin’ on is a chance you take
Any time you try to stay – together
Whoa
Say a word out of line
And you find that the friends you had
Are gone forever
Forever

So many faces in and out of my life
Some will last
Some will just be now and then
Life is a series of hellos and goodbyes
I’m afraid it’s time for goodbye again
Say goodbye to Hollywood
Say goodbye, my baby
Say goodbye to Hollywood
Say goodbye, my baby

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One thought on “Say Goodbye to Hollywood

  1. You catched it, Billy: "Llife is a series of hellos and goodbyes"… and "only the good dye young".
    Goodbye Jordi, goodbye Mena, rest both in piece.

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