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The Essential Billy Joel

THE ESSENTIAL BILLY JOEL

2 disc compilation of Billy Joel recordings with guest artists Ray Charles and Richard Joo. All tracks recorded between 1973 and 2000, including “Piano Man”, “You’re My Home", “Captain Jack”, “The Entertainer” and “Only the Good Die Young”.
Legacy Records # 86005, 2001.


Billy Joel: Greatest Hits, Vol. 1&2

BILLY JOEL: GREATEST HITS, VOL. 1&2

Recordings from 1973 through 1985. Billy Joel with Steve Khan, Eric Gale, Toots Thielmans, Rorry Dodd, Donnie Dacus and Peter Cetera. Tracks include “Big Shot”, “She’s Got A Way”, “Pressure”, “Allentown” and “It’s Still Rock and Roll To Me”. Produced by Phil Ramone.
Columbia Records # 69391, 1985.


Piano Man/52nd Street/Kohuept

PIANO MAN/52ND STREET/KOHUEPT (LIVE IN LENINGRAD)

Three classic Billy Joel albums combined in one compilation. Originally, compilation was released in 1973.
Legacy Records # 86497, 2002.


Greatest Hits

GREATEST HITS

4 disc collection covering different periods in the singer-songwriters career. Includes Bill Joel spoken intros and musical concepts. Tracks include “And So It Goes”, “Leningrad”, “Downeaster Alexa” and “Uptown Girl”. Produced by Billy Joel, Phil Ramone, Mick Jones, Peter Asher and Danny Kortchmar.
Columbia Records # 85666, 1997.


CONCEPT ALBUMS

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