The Complete Hits Collection 1973-1997

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Billy Joel's four-disc The Complete Hits Collection 1973-1997: Limited Edition reissues his three Greatest Hits collections and adds a live rarities collection previously released in a limited-edition Australian box set to commemorate the River of Dreams tour. The songs on Greatest Hits, Vols. 1 & 2 have been restored to their album length and have been subjected to fine 20-bit remastering, and there is a 44-page booklet with handwritten lyrics, an essay, and previously unseen photographs.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Billy Joel's four-disc The Complete Hits Collection 1973-1997: Limited Edition reissues his three Greatest Hits collections and adds a live rarities collection previously released in a limited-edition Australian box set to commemorate the River of Dreams tour. The songs on Greatest Hits, Vols. 1 & 2 have been restored to their album length and have been subjected to fine 20-bit remastering, and there is a 44-page booklet with handwritten lyrics, an essay, and previously unseen photographs.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/28/2001
  • Label: Sony
  • UPC: 696998566620
  • Catalog Number: 85666
  • Sales rank: 8,722

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Piano Man (5:39)
  2. 2 Captain Jack (6:57)
  3. 3 The Entertainer (3:40)
  4. 4 Say Goodbye to Hollywood (4:39)
  5. 5 New York State of Mind (6:05)
  6. 6 The Stranger (5:09)
  7. 7 Scenes from an Italian Restaurant (7:36)
  8. 8 Just the Way You Are (4:51)
  9. 9 Movin' Out (Anthony's Song) (3:30)
  10. 10 Only the Good Die Young (3:54)
  11. 11 She's Always a Woman (3:20)
Disc 2
  1. 1 My Life (4:44)
  2. 2 Big Shot (4:02)
  3. 3 You May Be Right (4:13)
  4. 4 It's Still Rock & Roll to Me (2:58)
  5. 5 Don't Ask Me Why (2:59)
  6. 6 She's Got a Way (3:02)
  7. 7 Pressure (4:37)
  8. 8 Allentown (3:48)
  9. 9 Goodnight Saigon (7:02)
  10. 10 Tell Her About It (3:50)
  11. 11 Uptown Girl (3:16)
  12. 12 The Longest Time (3:39)
  13. 13 You're Only Human (Second Wind) (4:49)
  14. 14 The Night Is Still Young (5:26)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Keeping the Faith (4:38)
  2. 2 An Innocent Man (5:19)
  3. 3 A Matter of Trust (4:12)
  4. 4 Baby Grand (4:05)
  5. 5 This Is the Time (5:00)
  6. 6 Leningrad (4:04)
  7. 7 We Didn't Start the Fire (4:48)
  8. 8 I Go to Extremes (4:24)
  9. 9 And So It Goes (3:38)
  10. 10 The Downeaster "Alexa" (3:44)
  11. 11 Shameless (4:27)
  12. 12 All About Soul (6:01)
  13. 13 Lullabye (Goodnight, My Angel) (3:35)
  14. 14 The River of Dreams (4:11)
  15. 15 To Make You Feel My Love (3:53)
  16. 16 Hey Girl (3:57)
  17. 17 Light as the Breeze (6:12)
Disc 4
  1. 1 Billy Joel Spoken Intro/Music Concepts (10:18)
  2. 2 Scenes from an Italian Restaurant (7:50)
  3. 3 Beatles Influence (5:18)
  4. 4 A Hard Day's Night (2:53)
  5. 5 Why Vienna? (9:28)
  6. 6 Vienna (3:41)
  7. 7 History Through Music (4:31)
  8. 8 We Didn't Start the Fire (5:13)
  9. 9 Music Source (9:14)
  10. 10 The River of Dreams (5:20)
  11. 11 Piano Bar (7:46)
  12. 12 Piano Man (6:31)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Billy Joel Primary Artist, Synthesizer, Harmonica, Percussion, Piano, Accordion, Harpsichord, Keyboards, Hammond Organ, Vocals, Background Vocals, Clavinet, Melodica, Moog Synthesizer, Multi Instruments, fender rhodes
Clint Black Harmonica
Trisha Yearwood Background Vocals
Donna McElroy Background Vocals
Ray Charles Piano, Vocals
Color Me Badd Vocals
Will Downing Choir, Chorus
Michael Brecker Tenor Saxophone
Hiram Bullock Electric Guitar
Larry Carlton Guitar
Ronnie Cuber Baritone Saxophone, Synthesizer Harmonica
Jon Faddis Synthesizer Harmonica
Steve Khan Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, Electric Guitar, Hi String, Guitar (12 String Electric)
Matt Rollings Piano
Chuck Treece Bass
Ian Lloyd Background Vocals
Ralph MacDonald Percussion
Bob Bailey Background Vocals
Dominic Cortese Accordion
Zachary Alford Drums
Chuck Arnold Background Vocals, Choir Director
Phillip Ballou Choir, Chorus
Katreese Barnes Choir, Chorus
Jeff Bova Synthesizer
Jimmy Bralower Percussion
Alex Brown Background Vocals
Steve Burgh Acoustic Guitar
Tommy Byrnes Guitar, Vocals
David Campbell Conductor
Richie Cannata Organ, Clarinet, Flute, Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Peter Cetera Background Vocals
Vinnie Colaiuta Drums
Donnie Dacus Background Vocals
Liberty DeVitto Drums
Schuyler Deale Bass
Howie Emerson Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar
Don Evans Guitar
Jackie Gouche Background Vocals
Wilton Felder Bass
Anton Fig Drums
Kim Fleming Background Vocals
Wrecia Ford Vocals, Background Vocals
Paul Franklin Pedal Steel Guitar
Diane Garisto Choir, Chorus
John Gatchell Trumpet
Emory Gordy Bass
Everette Harp Saxophone
Pete Hewlett Background Vocals
Hicksville High School Chorus Background Vocals
Yvonne Hodges Background Vocals
Jim Horn Horn, Alto Horn
Dann Huff Guitar
Joey Hunting Guitar
Jeff Jacobs Synthesizer
Stephanie James Choir, Chorus
Neil Jason Percussion
Russell Javors Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar
Jef Lee Johnson Bass
Brenda White-King Choir, Chorus
Curtis Rance King Jr. Conductor
Robbie Kondor Keyboards
Danny Kortchmar Guitar
Andy Kravitz Percussion
Dave Lebolt Synthesizer
Will Lee Bass
Mingo Lewis Percussion
Steve Lindsey Alto Horn
Mac McAnally Acoustic Guitar
Bob Mann Guitar
Hugh McCracken Acoustic Guitar
John McCurry Guitar
Sammy Merendino electronic percussion
Steve Nathan Organ
Michael Omartian Keyboards
Dean Parks Guitar
Mark Rivera Synthesizer, Percussion, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Background Vocals
Chris Rodriguez Background Vocals
Charles Rose Horn
David Rosenthal Keyboards
Frank Simms Background Vocals
George Simms Background Vocals
James Herb Smith Acoustic Guitar
Doug Stegmeyer Bass, Background Vocals
Neil Stubenhaus Bass
T.M. Stevens Bass
Crystal Taliefero Percussion, Vocals, Background Vocals
Richard Tee Piano
Ron Tutt Drums
Mike Tyler Guitar
Randy Waldman Keyboards
Willie Weeks Drums
Tom Whitehorse Banjo, Pedal Steel Guitar
Phil Woods Alto Saxophone
Bill Zampino Drums
Joe Lynn Turner Background Vocals
Devora Johnson Choir, Chorus
B. David Witworth Vocals, Background Vocals
Joe Shepley Trumpet
Randy Jackson Bass
Patty d'Arcy Background Vocals
Frank Floyd Background Vocals, Choir, Chorus
Philip Nowlam Guitar
David Matthews Alto Saxophone
T-Bone Wolk Vocals
William Bennett Guitar
World Famous Incognito Violinist Fiddle
Lonnie Hillyer Bass
Paul Litterall Horn
Dennis Collins Choir, Chorus
Technical Credits
Billy Joel Composer, Producer
Mick Jones Producer
Jon Faddis Contributor
Rob Mounsey Orchestration
Patrick Williams Arranger, Orchestration
Chuck Arnold Choir Arrangement
Peter Asher Producer, Percussion Sequencing
William Bennett Contributor
Niko Bolas Engineer
Jim Boyer Engineer, Remixing
Tony Brown Producer
David Campbell Vocal Arrangements, String Arrangements
Ed Cherney Engineer
Don DeVito Producer
Anton Fig Contributor
Jay Healy Engineer
Jim Horn Horn Arrangements
Jeff Jacobs Programming
Doug Kleeger Sound Effects
Danny Kortchmar Producer
Nathaniel Kunkel Engineer
Steve Lindsey Producer, Horn Arrangements
Ron Malo Engineer
Arif Mardin Orchestral Arrangements
George Massenburg Engineer
Kooster McAllister Engineer
Ira Newborn Orchestration
Joe Nicolo Producer, Engineer, Percussion Sequencing
Phil Nicolo Engineer, Remixing
Don Puluse Engineer
Phil Ramone Producer, Engineer, Remixing
Mike Robinson Engineer
Brian Ruggles Producer, Remixing
Elliot Scheiner Engineer, Remixing
Michael Stewart Producer
Crystal Taliefero Vocal Arrangements
Gary Tole Engineer, Remixing
Leanne Ungar Engineer
Bill Zampino Contributor, Choir Arrangement
Justin Neibank Engineer
Christopher Austopchuk Art Direction
Dirk Grobelny Engineer
Bradshaw Leigh Engineer
Chaz Clifton Engineer
Jeff Schock Executive Producer
Timothy White Liner Notes
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    awesome collection

    If you love Billy Joel, you will love this collection!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    BILLY JOEL A P IANO MAN FOREVER bi

    ITS ALL OF BILLY,S HITS a nice way to have them all the essay the porite of the artist by timothy white is exsellent. the 4th disc of billy joel speacking at collages an song like the river of dreams an live varsons of ahard days night ,we didnt start the fire and piano man

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Excellent Tribute

    This is an excellent collection of BJ's hits... Does him justice.

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