Worse Comes to Worst

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"Worse Comes to Worst"
Worse Comes to Worst label.jpg
Single by Billy Joel
from the album Piano Man
B-side "Somewhere Along the Line"
Released 1974
Format 7"
Recorded Devonshire Sound, Los Angeles
Genre Soft rock
Length 2:48 (single)
3:28 (album)
Label Family Productions/Columbia
Songwriter(s) Billy Joel
Producer(s) Michael Stewart
Billy Joel singles chronology
"Piano Man"
(1974)
"Worse Comes to Worst"
(1974)
"Travelin' Prayer"
(1974)
"Piano Man"
(1974)
"Worse Comes to Worst"
(1974)
"Travelin' Prayer"
(1974)

"Worse Comes to Worst" is a single by singer Billy Joel released as the 2nd single from his 1974 album Piano Man. It reached number #80 on the Billboard Hot 100.[1]

Author Ken Bielen describes "Worse Comes to Worst" as being "a little bit country, a little bit rock and a little bit gospel."[2]

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1974) Peak
position
Canadian Singles Chart[3] 62
U.S. Billboard Hot 100[4] 80

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bordowitz, H. (2006). Billy Joel: The Life & Times of an Angry Young Man. Random House. pp. 75, 238. ISBN 9780823082483. 
  2. ^ Bielen, K. (2011). The Words and Music of Billy Joel. ABC-CLIO. p. 28. ISBN 9780313380167. 
  3. ^ "Item Display - RPM - Library and Archives Canada". Collectionscanada.gc.ca. Retrieved 2014-01-31. 
  4. ^ "Billy Joel - Chart history". Billboard. Retrieved 2014-01-31.