ARTIST: Billy Joel
TITLE: Scenes from an Italian Restaurant
Lyrics and Chords

A bottle of white, a bottle of red
Perhaps a bottle of rosé instead
We'll get a table near the street
In our old familiar place
You and I, face to face

/ F - Bb - / C - Bb F / C C7 / Am - / C CBb C Bb / 

A bottle of red, a bottle of white
It all depends upon your appetite
I'll meet you anytime you want
In our Italian restaurant

/ " / " / G - / C C7 F - /

Things are okay with me these days
Got a good job, got a good office
Got a new wife, got a new life
And the family's fine
We lost touch long ago
You lost weight, I did not know
You could ever look so nice
After so much time

/ G - / - G7 / C Am7 / C D / :

Do you remember those days hanging out at the village green
Engineer boots, leather jackets, and tight blue jeans
Drop a dime in the box, play the song about New Orleans
Cold beer, hot lights
My sweet romantic teenage nights

/ Eb Bb F - / / / Eb Bb / C D G - /

Oh oh, oh oh, oh oh oh oh oh
Oh, oh oh, oh oh, oh oh oh oh oh

/ G F C D / / 

Brenda and Eddie were the popular steadies
And the king and the queen of the prom
Riding around with the car top down and the radio on
Nobody looked any finer
Or was more of a hit at the Parkway Diner
We never knew we could want more than that out of life
Surely Brenda and Eddie would always know how to survive
Oh, oh, oh, oh... (2x)

/ G - / D DC / G - C - / G DC / G C / G F E - / Am CD /

Brenda and Eddie were still going steady
In the summer of '75
When they decided the marriage would be at the end of July
Everyone said they were crazy
"Brenda you know that you're much too lazy
And Eddie could never afford to live that kind of life"
But there we were waving Brenda and Eddie goodbye / Oh, oh...

   Well, they got an apartment with deep pile carpet
   And a couple of paintings from Sears
   A big waterbed that they bought with the bread
   They had saved for a couple of years
   But they started to fight when the money got tight
   And they just didn't count on the tears
   Oh, oh

   / F - / D G / F - / D G / F - / D Em / Am D /

   They lived for a while in very nice style
   But it's always the same in the end
   They got a divorce as a matter of course
   And they parted the closest of friends
   Then the king and the queen went back to the green
   But you can never go back there again
   Oh, oh

Brenda and Eddie had had it already
By the summer of '75
From the high to the low to the end of the show for the rest of their lives
They couldn't go back to the greasers
The best they could do was pick up their pieces
We always knew they would both find a way to get by
That's all I heard about Brenda and Eddie
Can't tell you more 'cause I told you already
And here we are wavin' Brenda and Eddie goodbye
Oh, oh, oh, oh... (3x)

... / Am CD / / / G F C D / / / FEm DC GA CBb AG FC / 

A bottle of red, a bottle of white
Whatever kind of mood you're in tonight
I'll meet you anytime you want
In our Italian restaurant

/ F - Bb - / C - Bb F / G - / C C7 F - /

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