Billy Joel

William Martin Joel

Also known as ビリー・ジョエル, B Joel, B. Joël, B. Joel, B.Joel, Billie Joel, Billy Joël, Billy Joe), Б. Джоел, Б. Джоэл, Б. Жоэль, Билли Джоэл, Joel, Joel, Billy, V. Joel, W. Joel, W. M. Joel, W.M.J., William Joel, William M. Joel, William M.Joel
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Discography of Billy Joel:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 The Bridge 9 Audio 1986 CBS
2 Glass Houses 10 Audio 1996 Columbia
3 Piano Man 10 Audio
4 Glass Houses 10 Audio 1980
5 The Stranger 10 Audio 1977 CBS
6 52nd Street 9 Audio 1986 CBS
7 Tell Her About It 3 Audio 1983 Columbia
8 You're Only Human (Second Wind) 4 Audio 1985 CBS
9 An Innocent Man 10 Audio 1983
10 The Complete Hits Collection: 1973-1997 58 Audio 1997 Columbia
11 River Of Dreams 10 Audio 1993 Columbia
12 The Nylon Curtain 9 Audio 1982
13 The River Of Dreams 3 Audio 1993
14 Streetlife Serenade 10 Audio 1975 CBS
15 Turnstiles 8 Audio 1981
16 Songs In The Attic 11 Audio 1981
17 Storm Front 10 Audio 1989 CBS
18 Greatest Hits Volume I & Volume II 21 Audio 1985 CBS
19 We Didn't Start The Fire 3 Audio 1989 CBS
20 Greatest Hits Volume I & Volume II 25 Audio 1985 Columbia
21 Leningrad 4 Audio 1989
22 River Of Dreams 10 Audio 1993-08-10 Columbia
23 1968 Sessions 12 Audio EMI
24 Cold Spring Harbor 10 Audio 1983 CBS
25 Storm Front 10 Audio 1989-10-04 CBS
26 An Innocent Man 10 Audio 1998 Columbia
27 The Nylon Curtain 9 Audio 1998 Columbia
28 КОНЦЕРТ 16 Audio 1987
29 California Flash 8 Audio 1985 Platinum (2)
30 Live At Yankee Stadium 13 Audio 1990 CMV Enterprises
31 Live From Long Island 16 Audio 1990 CBS Fox Video
32 The Video Album - Volume I 10 Audio 1990 CBS Fox Video
33 The Video Album - Volume II 10 Audio 1990 CBS Fox Video
34 A Matter Of Trust 14 Audio 1991 SMV Enterprises
35 Shades Of Grey 19 Audio 1993 SMV Enterprises
36 Goodnight Saigon 2 Audio 1982
37 All Shook Up 3 Audio 1992 Epic Soundtrax
38 Turnstiles 8 Audio 1976 Columbia
39 Leningrad 2 Audio 1989 CBS
40 Uptown Girl 2 Audio 1983 CBS
41 Modern Woman 4 Audio 1986 CBS
42 All About Soul 2 Audio 1993 Columbia
43 Keeping The Faith / She's Right On Time 2 Audio 1984
44 My Life 2 Audio 1978
45 Sometimes A Fantasy 2 Audio 1980 CBS
46 An Innocent Man 2 Audio 1983
47 Say Goodbye To Hollywood 2 Audio 1981
48 It's Still Rock And Roll To Me 2 Audio 1980 CBS
49 All For Leyna 2 Audio 1980 CBS
50 Fantasies & Delusions 14 Audio 2001 Columbia


Billy Joel was born on May 9, 1949 in the Bronx and shortly after that moved to the Levittown section of Hicksville, Long Island, New York.

He started playing piano at the age of 4.

1964, inspired by the Beatles, he joined his first own band "The Echoes", which became "The Lost Souls" in 1965 and "The Emerald Lords" in 1966. In 1967 he joined "The Hassles". After they had recorded 2 LPs, which were not successful, Billy Joel and Jon Small, the drummer of the Hassles, formed the psychedelic duo "Attila".

They released one LP without success, too.

In 1971 Billy Joel started his solo career with the LP "Cold Spring Harbour"and finally, he became famous in 1973 with his song "Piano Man".

From this point his success went on and on.

In 1993 he released his last pop album "River Of Dreams" Hereafter he only released some singles occasionally and a classical piano album in 2001.

Inducted into Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1992.

Inducted into Rock And Roll Hall of Fame in 1999 (Performer).


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