3 pages | PDF | 790.9 KBCaptain Jack by Billy Joel is a catchy, upbeat song written in the key of F major and D minor. It consists of twenty-five measures of toe-tapping melody that tell the story of an adventurous young seafarer. The song is deeply rooted in American folk music, featuring catchy verses and a chorus that is easy to sing along with. The lyrics paint a vivid portrait of life on the high seas, and evoke feelings of nostalgia for days gone by. With its driving acoustic guitar accompaniment and upbeat tempo, Captain Jack is sure to be a perennial favorite for generations to come.