Piano Man: The Very Best of Billy Joel

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Piano Man: The Very Best of Billy Joel
Greatest hits album by Billy Joel
Released November 15, 2004
Recorded 1971-1993
Genre Pop, rock
Length 79:43
Label Columbia
Billy Joel chronology
The Essential Billy Joel
(2001)
Piano Man: The Very Best of Billy Joel
(2004)
My Lives
(2005)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Classic Rock 4/5 stars[2]

Piano Man: The Very Best of Billy Joel is a greatest hits album, by Billy Joel, originally released on 15 November 2004 on its own, but the album was re-released on 10 July 2006, with a DVD also in the package. The CD contains 18 of his biggest hits, and the DVD contains 10 videos (some of which are live).

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Tell Her About It" – 3:50
  2. "Uptown Girl" – 3:15
  3. "Piano Man" – 4:34
  4. "New York State of Mind" – 6:02
  5. "The River of Dreams" – 4:05
  6. "It's Still Rock and Roll to Me" – 2:55
  7. "We Didn't Start the Fire" – 4:28
  8. "Goodnight Saigon" – 7:01
  9. "My Life" – 3:51
  10. "She's Always a Woman" – 3:20
  11. "She's Got a Way" – 2:59
  12. "Scenes from an Italian Restaurant" – 7:33
  13. "An Innocent Man" – 5:18
  14. "Movin' Out (Anthony's Song)" – 3:29
  15. "Only the Good Die Young" – 3:53
  16. "All About Soul" – 4:17
  17. "Honesty" – 3:49
  18. "Just the Way You Are" – 3:20

Australian version[edit]

  1. "Tell Her About It" – 3:50
  2. "Uptown Girl" – 3:15
  3. "Don't Ask Me Why" – 2:56
  4. "Piano Man" – 4:34
  5. "New York State of Mind" – 6:02
  6. "The River of Dreams" – 4:05
  7. "It's Still Rock and Roll to Me" – 2:55
  8. "We Didn't Start the Fire" – 4:29
  9. "Goodnight Saigon" – 7:01
  10. "My Life" – 3:51
  11. "She's Always a Woman" – 3:20
  12. "She's Got a Way" – 2:59
  13. "Scandinavian Skies" – 5:57
  14. "An Innocent Man" – 5:18
  15. "Movin' Out (Anthony's Song)" – 3:29
  16. "Only the Good Die Young" – 3:53
  17. "All About Soul" – 4:17
  18. "Honesty" – 3:49
  19. "Just the Way You Are" – 3:20

DVD[edit]

  1. "Tell Her About It"
  2. "Uptown Girl"
  3. "Piano Man" (live)
  4. "New York State of Mind" (live)
  5. "The River of Dreams"
  6. "It's Still Rock and Roll to Me"
  7. "We Didn't Start the Fire"
  8. "Goodnight Saigon" (live)
  9. "My Life"
  10. "All About Soul" (live)

Charts and certifications[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Monger, James Christopher. "Billy Joel Piano Man: The Very Best of Billy Joel review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2011-12-11. 
  2. ^ Llewellyn, Sian (February 2005). "Billy Joel 'Piano Man: The Very Best Of'". Classic Rock 76. London, UK: Future Publishing Ltd. p. 105. 
  3. ^ "Chartverfolgung / JOEL,BILLY / Longplay". Music Line (in German). Media Control Charts. Retrieved August 5, 2011. 
  4. ^ "2005年01月第4週の邦楽アルバムランキング情報" (PHP). Oricon Style (in Japanese). Retrieved August 5, 2011. 
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  6. ^ "Billy Joel – Piano Man – The Very Best of (Album)" (ASP). Australian Charts. Hung Medien. Retrieved August 5, 2011. 
  7. ^ "Billy Joel – Piano Man – The Very Best of (Album)" (ASP). Austrian Charts (in German). Hung Medien. Retrieved August 5, 2011. 
  8. ^ "Top 75 Artist Album, Week Ending July 27, 2006" (JSP). GfK Chart-Track. Retrieved August 5, 2011. 
  9. ^ "Billy Joel – Piano Man – The Very Best of (Album)" (ASP). New Zealand Charts. Hung Medien. Retrieved August 5, 2011. 
  10. ^ "Chart Archive: Top 40 Official UK Albums Archive – June 26th, 2010". The Official Charts Company. Retrieved August 5, 2011. 
  11. ^ "Argentinian album certifications – Billy Joel – Piano Man: The Very Best of". Argentine Chamber of Phonograms and Videograms Producers. 
  12. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2006 Albums". Australian Recording Industry Association. 
  13. ^ "Irish album certifications – Billy Joel – Piano Man: The Very Best of Billy Joel". Irish Recorded Music Association. 
  14. ^ "Japanese album certifications – Billy Joel – Piano Man: The Very Best of Billy Joel" (in Japanese). Recording Industry Association of Japan. 
  15. ^ "Certificaciones –" (in Spanish). Asociación Mexicana de Productores de Fonogramas y Videogramas. 
  16. ^ UNSUPPORTED OR EMPTY REGION: South Africa.
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