The Hits (Billy Joel album)

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Billy Joel – The Hits
Billy Joel - The Hits.jpg
Greatest hits album by Billy Joel
Released November 16, 2010
Recorded 1971–93
Genre Pop, rock
Length 79:34
Label Columbia
Producer Various
Billy Joel chronology
12 Gardens Live
(2006)
Billy Joel – The Hits
(2010)
Live at Shea Stadium: The Concert
(2011)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Billy Joel – The Hits is a greatest hits album, by Billy Joel, originally released on 16 November 2010 in the United States only. It is the first single disc compilation released in the states, as well as the first anywhere to have the songs in chronological order.

All tracks written and composed by Billy Joel

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Original album Length
1. "Everybody Loves You Now"   Cold Spring Harbor, 1971 2:49
2. "Piano Man"   Piano Man, 1973 5:39
3. "The Entertainer"   Streetlife Serenade, 1974 3:40
4. "New York State of Mind"   Turnstiles, 1976 6:02
5. "Movin' Out (Anthony's Song)"   The Stranger, 1977 3:29
6. "Only the Good Die Young"   The Stranger 3:55
7. "My Life"   52nd Street, 1978 4:42
8. "Big Shot"   52nd Street 4:02
9. "You May Be Right"   Glass Houses, 1980 4:13
10. "It's Still Rock and Roll to Me"   Glass Houses 2:57
11. "Say Goodbye to Hollywood" (Live) Songs in the Attic, 1981; originally from Turnstiles 4:25
12. "Allentown"   The Nylon Curtain, 1982 3:50
13. "Pressure"   The Nylon Curtain 4:40
14. "The Longest Time"   An Innocent Man, 1983 3:39
15. "Tell Her About It"   An Innocent Man 3:50
16. "A Matter of Trust"   The Bridge, 1986 4:09
17. "We Didn't Start the Fire"   Storm Front, 1989 4:51
18. "I Go to Extremes"   Storm Front 4:23
19. "The River of Dreams"   River of Dreams, 1993 4:05

References[edit]

  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Billy Joel The Hits review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved June 13, 2012.