The Stranger

~ Release by Billy Joel (see all versions of this release, 44 available)

Tracklist

Digital Media 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 (American singer-songwriter and pianist) (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. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004, operated worldwide except in JP) (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 (American singer-songwriter and pianist)
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)
4.53:30
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 (American singer-songwriter and pianist)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (in 1977) and Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004, operated worldwide except in JP) (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 (American singer-songwriter and pianist)
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)
3.85:10
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 (American singer-songwriter and pianist) (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. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004, operated worldwide except in JP) (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 (American singer-songwriter and pianist)
publisher:
April Music Inc., EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (PRS‐affiliated), EMI Songs Ltd., Joelsongs (from 1977 to present), CBS Songs Ltd. (in 1977) and Impulsive Music (in 1977)
sub-publisher:
Universal Music Publishing, Synch Division and Yamaha Music EH(CM)
4.24:50
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 (American singer-songwriter and pianist)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (in 1977) and Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004, operated worldwide except in JP) (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 (American singer-songwriter and pianist)
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)
4.27:35
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 (American singer-songwriter and pianist)
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
lyricist and composer:
Billy Joel (American singer-songwriter and pianist)
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)
3.93:33
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 (American singer-songwriter and pianist) (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. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004, operated worldwide except in JP) (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 (American singer-songwriter and pianist)
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)
4.153:55
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 (American singer-songwriter and pianist) (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. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004, operated worldwide except in JP) (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 (American singer-songwriter and pianist)
recording of:
She’s Always a Woman (in 1977)
lyricist and composer:
Billy Joel (American singer-songwriter and pianist)
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)
3.93:22
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 (American singer-songwriter and pianist)
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 (American singer-songwriter and pianist)
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)
3.253:56
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 (American singer-songwriter and pianist)
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 (American singer-songwriter and pianist)
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 (American singer-songwriter and pianist)
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)
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