The Stranger

~ Release by Billy Joel (see all versions of this release, 39 available)

Tracklist

Enhanced CD 1
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1Movin’ Out (Anthony’s Song)
engineer:
Jim Boyer (producer/engineer) and Phil Ramone
producer:
Phil Ramone
drums (drum set):
Liberty DeVitto (US drummer) (in 1977)
electric bass guitar:
Doug Stegmeyer (bass player, aka Slug Douglas) (in 1977)
piano and lead vocals:
Billy Joel (in 1977)
saxophone:
Richie Cannata (in 1977)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (in 1977), Sony Music Entertainment (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America since Oct 1, 2008; operates worldwide except in JP) (in 1977) and Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004, operated worldwide except in JP; normally not a release label) (in 1977)
recorded at:
A&R Recording Studio (third studio, 322 West 48th Street, closed in 1989) in New York, New York, United States (in 1977)
mixed at:
A&R Recording Studio (third studio, 322 West 48th Street, closed in 1989) in New York, New York, United States
recording of:
Movin’ Out (Anthony’s Song) (in 1977)
lyricist and composer:
Billy Joel
publisher:
April Music Inc., ヤマハミュージックEH(CM), ユニバーサル・ミュージック・パブリッシング Synch事業部, Joelsongs (from 1977 to present), CBS Songs Ltd. (in 1977) and Impulsive Music (in 1977)
4.353:30
2The Stranger
engineer:
Jim Boyer (producer/engineer) and Phil Ramone
producer:
Phil Ramone
drums (drum set):
Liberty DeVitto (US drummer)
electric bass guitar:
Doug Stegmeyer (bass player, aka Slug Douglas)
percussion:
Ralph MacDonald
piano, lead vocals and whistling:
Billy Joel
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (in 1977) and Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004, operated worldwide except in JP; normally not a release label) (in 1977)
recorded at and mixed at:
A&R Recording Studio (third studio, 322 West 48th Street, closed in 1989) in New York, New York, United States
recording of:
The Stranger
lyricist and composer:
Billy Joel
publisher:
April Music Inc., ヤマハミュージックEH(CM), ユニバーサル・ミュージック・パブリッシング Synch事業部, Joelsongs (from 1977 to present), CBS Songs Ltd. (in 1977) and Impulsive Music (in 1977)
3.755:11
3Just the Way You Are
engineer:
Jim Boyer (producer/engineer) and Phil Ramone
producer:
Phil Ramone
acoustic guitar:
Steve Burgh (in 1977) and Hugh McCracken (in 1977)
alto saxophone [alto sax]:
Phil Woods (US jazz woodwind player) (in 1977)
drums (drum set):
Liberty DeVitto (US drummer) (in 1977)
electric bass guitar:
Doug Stegmeyer (bass player, aka Slug Douglas) (in 1977)
keyboard and lead vocals:
Billy Joel (in 1977)
percussion:
Ralph MacDonald (in 1977)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (in 1977) and Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004, operated worldwide except in JP; normally not a release label) (in 1977)
recorded at:
A&R Recording Studio (third studio, 322 West 48th Street, closed in 1989) in New York, New York, United States (in 1977)
mixed at:
A&R Recording Studio (third studio, 322 West 48th Street, closed in 1989) in New York, New York, United States
recording of:
Just the Way You Are (Billy Joel song) (in 1977)
lyricist and composer:
Billy Joel
publisher:
April Music Inc., EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (PRS-affiliated), EMI Songs Ltd., Universal Music Publishing, Synch Division, Yamaha Music EH(CM), Joelsongs (from 1977 to present), CBS Songs Ltd. (in 1977) and Impulsive Music (in 1977)
4.254:51
4Scenes From an Italian Restaurant
engineer:
Jim Boyer (producer/engineer) and Phil Ramone
producer:
Phil Ramone
accordion:
Dominic Cortese
acoustic guitar:
Hugh McCracken
clarinet and saxophone:
Richie Cannata
drums (drum set):
Liberty DeVitto (US drummer)
electric bass guitar:
Doug Stegmeyer (bass player, aka Slug Douglas)
electric guitar:
Steve Burgh
piano and lead vocals:
Billy Joel
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (in 1977) and Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004, operated worldwide except in JP; normally not a release label) (in 1977)
recorded at and mixed at:
A&R Recording Studio (third studio, 322 West 48th Street, closed in 1989) in New York, New York, United States
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time: 2021 edition (number: 324)
recording of:
Scenes From an Italian Restaurant
lyricist and composer:
Billy Joel
publisher:
ヤマハミュージックEH(CM), ユニバーサル・ミュージック・パブリッシング Synch事業部, Joelsongs (from 1977 to present) and Impulsive Music (in 1977)
4.27:37
5Vienna
engineer:
Jim Boyer (producer/engineer) and Phil Ramone
producer:
Phil Ramone
accordion:
Dominic Cortese
drums (drum set):
Liberty DeVitto (US drummer)
electric bass guitar:
Doug Stegmeyer (bass player, aka Slug Douglas)
piano and lead vocals:
Billy Joel
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (in 1977)
recorded at and mixed at:
A&R Recording Studio (third studio, 322 West 48th Street, closed in 1989) in New York, New York, United States
recording of:
Vienna (Billy Joel song from The Stranger album)
lyricist and composer:
Billy Joel
publisher:
Impulsive Music, ヤマハミュージックEH(CM), ユニバーサル・ミュージック・パブリッシング Synch事業部 and Joelsongs (from 1977 to present)
3.43:34
6Only the Good Die Young
engineer:
Jim Boyer (producer/engineer) and Phil Ramone
producer:
Phil Ramone
drums (drum set):
Liberty DeVitto (US drummer) (in 1977)
electric bass guitar:
Doug Stegmeyer (bass player, aka Slug Douglas) (in 1977)
organ and saxophone:
Richie Cannata (in 1977)
piano and lead vocals:
Billy Joel (in 1977)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (in 1977), Sony Music Entertainment (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America since Oct 1, 2008; operates worldwide except in JP) (in 1977) and Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004, operated worldwide except in JP; normally not a release label) (in 1977)
recorded at:
A&R Recording Studio (third studio, 322 West 48th Street, closed in 1989) in New York, New York, United States (in 1977)
mixed at:
A&R Recording Studio (third studio, 322 West 48th Street, closed in 1989) in New York, New York, United States
recording of:
Only the Good Die Young (in 1977)
lyricist and composer:
Billy Joel
publisher:
April Music Inc., ヤマハミュージックEH(CM), ユニバーサル・ミュージック・パブリッシング Synch事業部, Joelsongs (from 1977 to present), CBS Songs Ltd. (in 1977) and Impulsive Music (in 1977)
43:56
7She’s Always a Woman
engineer:
Jim Boyer (producer/engineer) and Phil Ramone
producer:
Phil Ramone
acoustic guitar:
Steve Burgh (in 1977) and Hugh McCracken (in 1977)
electric bass guitar:
Doug Stegmeyer (bass player, aka Slug Douglas) (in 1977)
flute:
Richie Cannata (in 1977)
piano and lead vocals:
Billy Joel (in 1977)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (in 1977), Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Aug 5, 2004 - Oct 1, 2008) (in 1977) and Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004, operated worldwide except in JP; normally not a release label) (in 1977)
recorded at:
A&R Recording Studio (third studio, 322 West 48th Street, closed in 1989) in New York, New York, United States (in 1977)
mixed at:
A&R Recording Studio (third studio, 322 West 48th Street, closed in 1989) in New York, New York, United States
music videos:
She's Always a Woman by Billy Joel
recording of:
She’s Always a Woman (in 1977)
lyricist and composer:
Billy Joel
publisher:
April Music Inc., ヤマハミュージックEH(CM), ユニバーサル・ミュージック・パブリッシング Synch事業部, Joelsongs (from 1977 to present), CBS Songs Ltd. (in 1977) and Impulsive Music (in 1977)
3.73:21
8Get It Right the First Time
engineer:
Jim Boyer (producer/engineer) and Phil Ramone
producer:
Phil Ramone
acoustic guitar:
Hugh McCracken
drums (drum set):
Liberty DeVitto (US drummer)
electric bass guitar:
Doug Stegmeyer (bass player, aka Slug Douglas)
flute:
Richie Cannata
percussion:
Ralph MacDonald
piano and lead vocals:
Billy Joel
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (in 1977)
recorded at and mixed at:
A&R Recording Studio (third studio, 322 West 48th Street, closed in 1989) in New York, New York, United States
recording of:
Get It Right the First Time
lyricist and composer:
Billy Joel
publisher:
Impulsive Music, ヤマハミュージックEH(CM), ユニバーサル・ミュージック・パブリッシング Synch事業部 and Joelsongs (from 1977 to present)
3.253:57
9Everybody Has a Dream
engineer:
Jim Boyer (producer/engineer) and Phil Ramone
producer:
Phil Ramone
acoustic guitar:
Hugh McCracken
drums (drum set):
Liberty DeVitto (US drummer)
organ:
Richard Tee
percussion:
Ralph MacDonald
piano and lead vocals:
Billy Joel
background vocals:
Patti Austin, Gwen Guthrie (US singer, songwriter & pianist), Lani Groves and Phoebe Snow
recorded at and mixed at:
A&R Recording Studio (third studio, 322 West 48th Street, closed in 1989) in New York, New York, United States
recording of:
Everybody Has a Dream
lyricist and composer:
Billy Joel
publisher:
ヤマハミュージックEH(CM), ユニバーサル・ミュージック・パブリッシング Synch事業部 and Joelsongs (from 1977 to present)
partial recording of:
The Stranger
lyricist and composer:
Billy Joel
publisher:
April Music Inc., ヤマハミュージックEH(CM), ユニバーサル・ミュージック・パブリッシング Synch事業部, Joelsongs (from 1977 to present), CBS Songs Ltd. (in 1977) and Impulsive Music (in 1977)
36:37
Data Tracks
10The Stranger (live)?:??
11Only the Good Die Young (live)?:??
12Scenes From an Italian Restaurant (live)?:??
13Just the Way You Are (live)
live recording of:
Just the Way You Are (Billy Joel song)
lyricist and composer:
Billy Joel
publisher:
April Music Inc., EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (PRS-affiliated), EMI Songs Ltd., Universal Music Publishing, Synch Division, Yamaha Music EH(CM), Joelsongs (from 1977 to present), CBS Songs Ltd. (in 1977) and Impulsive Music (in 1977)
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Credits

Release

manufactured by:Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc. (parent company, not normally a label - see subsidiaries)
copyrighted (©) by:Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004, operated worldwide except in JP; normally not a release label) (in 1977, in 1998)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004, operated worldwide except in JP; normally not a release label) (in 1977)
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/release/9234242 [info]
ASIN:JP: B00005G9EE [info]