William Martin Joel
Profile of the performer Billy Joel:
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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Choose albums of full discography of Billy Joel
|#||Release cover||Release title||Tracks amount||Download release in mp3?||Official release date||Label of release|
|1||The Bridge||9||mp3, CD||1986||CBS|
|2||Glass Houses||10||mp3, CD||1996||Columbia|
|3||Piano Man||10||mp3, CD|
|4||Glass Houses||10||mp3, CD||1980|
|5||The Stranger||10||mp3, CD||1977||CBS|
|6||52nd Street||9||mp3, CD||1986||CBS|
|7||Tell Her About It||3||mp3, CD||1983||Columbia|
|8||You're Only Human (Second Wind)||4||mp3, CD||1985||CBS|
|9||An Innocent Man||10||mp3, CD||1983|
|10||The Complete Hits Collection: 1973-1997||58||mp3, CD||1997||Columbia|
|11||River Of Dreams||10||mp3, CD||1993||Columbia|
|12||The Nylon Curtain||9||mp3, CD||1982|
|13||The River Of Dreams||3||mp3, CD||1993|
|14||Streetlife Serenade||10||mp3, CD||1975||CBS|
|16||Songs In The Attic||11||mp3, CD||1981|
|17||Storm Front||10||mp3, CD||1989||CBS|
|18||Greatest Hits Volume I & Volume II||21||mp3, CD||1985||CBS|
|19||We Didn't Start The Fire||3||mp3, CD||1989||CBS|
|20||Greatest Hits Volume I & Volume II||25||mp3, CD||1985||Columbia|
|22||River Of Dreams||10||mp3, CD||1993-08-10||Columbia|
|23||1968 Sessions||12||mp3, CD||EMI|
|24||Cold Spring Harbor||10||mp3, CD||1983||CBS|
|25||Storm Front||10||mp3, CD||1989-10-04||CBS|
|26||An Innocent Man||10||mp3, CD||1998||Columbia|
|27||The Nylon Curtain||9||mp3, CD||1998||Columbia|
|29||California Flash||8||mp3, CD||1985||Platinum (2)|
|30||Live At Yankee Stadium||13||mp3, CD||1990||CMV Enterprises|
|31||Live From Long Island||16||mp3, CD||1990||CBS Fox Video|
|32||The Video Album - Volume I||10||mp3, CD||1990||CBS Fox Video|
|33||The Video Album - Volume II||10||mp3, CD||1990||CBS Fox Video|
|34||A Matter Of Trust||14||mp3, CD||1991||SMV Enterprises|
|35||Shades Of Grey||19||mp3, CD||1993||SMV Enterprises|
|36||Goodnight Saigon||2||mp3, CD||1982|
|37||All Shook Up||3||mp3, CD||1992||Epic Soundtrax|
|40||Uptown Girl||2||mp3, CD||1983||CBS|