“She’s Always a Woman” by Billy Joel
“She’s Always a Woman” is one of the songs on the long list of Bully Joel’s magical melodies. Released in 1977, the song is about a modern woman who Joel loved because of her flaws. The inspiration for the lyrics was his then-wife, Elizabeth Weber Small.
Weber was a force of nature, she managed Joel’s career and secured him a successful career. The song addresses how many opponents of Joel found her manly in the way she handled negotiations, for Joel it was these traits that added to her womanly charm.
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