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(3:54)
Written by Joe Vitale
(c) 1986 Marinara Music (BMI)


Don't need the look of a millionaire.
Takes more than money just to live it up.
Don't need designer on the things I wear.
Takes more than fashion just to live it up.
Don't need my home sitting in Bel Air.
Forty room apartment just to live it up.
Don't need Ja'causezis or midnight affairs.
Neighbors in the nude just to live it up.

But I need to live it up, I need to live it up.
I want to live it up, live it up.

Don't need connections for a ringside seat.
Takes more than power just to live it up.
Don't need the keys to the governor's suite.
Takes more than politics to live it up.
Don't like the tricks they play on Easy Street.
So don't do me favors just to live it up.
Don't need to mingle with the stars I meet.
Backstage passes just to live it up.
But I need to live it up, I need to live it up.
I want to live it up, live it up.

Just look around you, so many ways
That you can live it up.
It's all around you, so many ways
That you can live it up.
It's all around you all you gotta do is open up.

Don't need to drink `til we all fall down.
Takes more than liquor just to live it up.
Don't need no dealer pushing me around.
Takes more than chemicals to live it up.
Don't need a ticket to a gambling town.
21 don't get it just to live it up.
Why are we looking in the lost and found?
People try so hard just to live it up.
But I need to live it up. I need to live it up.
I want to live it up, I got to live it up.


Recorded at Home-Brew Studio, Ohio
And at The Record Plant, Studio I
(February 1-11th, `86)

Lead Vocals: Graham Nash
Drums, Synth Bass, Synth Guitar, Keyboards: Joe Vitale
Lead Guitar: Stephen Stills
Additional Vocals: The Williams Family



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