This Is the Time (song)
|"This Is the Time"|
|Single by Billy Joel|
|from the album The Bridge|
|Format||7", CD single|
|Billy Joel singles chronology|
The song was featured in NBA Superstars presenting Hall of Fame players pre-1989. It was played again, this time honoring Boston Celtics legends, during Larry Bird's retirement ceremony at the Boston Garden in 1993.
|Australian Singles Chart||73|
|Canadian Singles Chart||26|
|Italian Singles Chart||33|
|U.S. Billboard Hot 100||18|
|U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks||1|
|U.S. Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks||32|
In pop culture
"This Is The Time" is the title of the 2014 Season 2 episode of The Carrie Diaries in which Carrie attends her senior prom. Billy Joel's song is referenced by character Donna LaDonna (Chloe Bridges) during her prom queen acceptance speech as the music begins to play in the background. It is mentioned twice more in conversations shortly thereafter. The Correatown cover version of the song also plays in the closing minutes of this penultimate episode.
- Whitburn, Joel (2002). Top Adult Contemporary: 1961-2001. Record Research. p. 127.
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