Billy Joel has just released his first-ever greatest hits compilation, The Hits. The album is available on iTunes or Amazon, just in time for holiday gift giving. And TWO lucky Contest Corner readers will win a copy of The Hits, so read on!
About The Hits:
BILLY JOEL RELEASES THE HITS AND PREPARES FOR 2011
Billy Joel has just released a new album of his Top 40 chartbusters and signature classics in The Hits.The album marks the first ever career-spanning single disc compilation of such classics as “Piano Man”, “The Entertainer”, and “It’s Still Rock And Roll To Me”. The Hits can be purchased on iTunes or Amazon.
The release of The Hits is merely a teaser as to what 2011 will hold for Billy Joel and his fans. 2011 marks the 40th anniversary of the release of Billy Joel’s first solo album, Cold Spring Harbor, and Columbia/Legacy Recordings will celebrate the occasion with a definitive reissue project of newly restored and expanded Legacy editions of the complete Billy Joel catalog, newly curated collections of rarities from the vaults, previously unavailable studio tracks and live performances, home video releases and more.
Among the upcoming releases in the Columbia/Legacy Billy Joel 40th anniversary commemoration will be Billy Joel – Live At Shea Stadium, a 2CD/DVD and stand-alone Blu-ray edition of Billy’s historic 2008 Shea Stadium concerts, a Legacy Edition of the 1973 Piano Man album, a Complete Albums Collection featuring 14 of Billy’s original albums with a bonus disc collecting 16 non-album tracks and more.
Tracklisting for The Hits is as follows:
1. Everybody Loves You Now (1971, Cold Spring Harbor)
2. Piano Man (1973, Piano Man, #25 Billboard Hot 100)
3. The Entertainer (1974, Streetlife Serenade, #34 Billboard Hot 100)
4. New York State Of Mind (1976, Turnstiles)
5. Movin’ Out (Anthony’s Song) (1977, The Stranger, #17 Billboard Hot 100)
6. Only The Good Die Young (1977, The Stranger, #24 Billboard Hot 100)
7. My Life (1978, 52nd Street, #3 Billboard Hot 100)
8. Big Shot (1978, 52nd Street, #14 Billboard Hot 100)
9. You May Be Right (1980, Glass Houses, #7 Billboard Hot 100)
10. It’s Still Rock And Roll To Me (1980, Glass Houses, #1 Billboard Hot 100)
11. Say Goodbye To Hollywood (live) (1980, Songs in the Attic, #17 Billboard Hot 100)
12. Allentown (1982, The Nylon Curtain, #17 Billboard Hot 100)
13. Pressure (1982, The Nylon Curtain, #20 Billboard Hot 100)
14. The Longest Time (1983, An Innocent Man, #14 Billboard Hot 100)
15. Tell Her About It (1983, An Innocent Man, #1 Billboard Hot 100)
16. A Matter Of Trust (1986, The Bridge, #10 Billboard Hot 100)
17. We Didn’t Start The Fire (1989, Storm Front, #1 Billboard Hot 100)
18. I Go To Extremes (1989, Storm Front, #6 Billboard Hot 100)
19. The River Of Dreams (1993, River of Dreams, #3 Billboard Hot 100)
TWO lucky Contest Corner readers will each win a copy of The Hits! Here’s how to enter:
1. For your first entry, just leave a comment on this post and tell me what your favorite Billy Joel song is! This step is required to qualify for the drawing.
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