Billy Joel

Billy Joel is an American pianist, singer, and songwriter from the Bronx who released the album Cold Spring Harbor on Family Productions Inc. in 1971, followed by 11 studio albums on Columbia between 1973 and 1993. Prior to his solo career, he recorded two albums with psych-rockers The Hassles, which splintered into the 1970 hard-rock […]

Billy Joel ‎– The Nylon Curtain (1982)

The Nylon Curtain is the eighth solo studio album by art-pop pianist, composer, and singer Billy Joel, released in 1982 on Columbia/CBS. It starts with “Allentown,” a steelworkers lament that doubles as a nostalgic ode to the hopes, dreams, and sacrifices of the GI Generation. Tracklist: A1. “Allentown” (3:50) A2. “Laura” (5:02) A3. “Pressure” (4:38) […]


Attila were an American organ-rock/psych duo that released a self-titled album on Epic in 1970. The duo consisted of keyboardist/vocalist Billy Joel and drummer Jon Small, who jointly hailed from the Long Island psych band The Hassles, which issued two albums on United Artists between 1967 and 1969. Joel subsequently launched a highly successful solo […]

Billy Joel – Turnstiles (1976)

Turnstiles is the fourth solo album by American singer/songwriter Billy Joel, released in 1976 on Columbia. Tracklist: A1. “Say Goodbye to Hollywood” (4:36) A2. “Summer, Highland Falls” (3:17) A3. “All You Wanna Do Is Dance” (3:39) A4. “New York State of Mind” (6:00) B1. “James” (3:53) B2. “Prelude / Angry Young Man” (5:13) B3. “I’ve […]

Billy Joel ‎– Cold Spring Harbor (1971)

Cold Spring Harbor is the debut solo album by New York singer/songwriter Billy Joel, released in 1971 on Family Productions. Tracklist: A1. “She’s Got a Way” (2:40) A2. “You Can Make Me Free” (5:40) A3. “Everybody Loves You Now” (2:40) A4. “Why Judy Why” (3:46) A5. “Falling of the Rain” (2:24) B1. “Turn Around” (3:20) […]

Billy Joel – 52nd Street (1978)

52nd Street is the sixth album by Billy Joel, released in 1978 on Columbia. Tracklist: A1. “Big Shot” (4:01) A2. “Honesty” (3:50) A3. “My Life” (4:43) A4. “Zanzibar” (5:10) B1. “Stiletto” (4:39) B2. “Rosalinda’s Eyes” (4:40) B3. “Half a Mile Away” (4:06) B4. “Until the Night” (6:35) B5. “52nd Street” (2:27) Credits: Billy Joel – […]

Billy Joel – Piano Man (1973)

Piano Man is the second solo album by American singer/songwriter Billy Joel, released in 1973 on Columbia. Tracklist: A1. “Travelin’ Prayer” (4:10) A2. “Piano Man” (5:37) A3. “Ain’t No Crime” (3:20) A4. “You’re My Home” (3:14) A5. “The Ballad of Billy the Kid” (5:35) B1. “Worse Comes to Worst” (3:28) B2. “Stop in Nevada” (3:40) […]