Billy Joel says he has no intention of following the pack in selling off his musical catalogue. Over the past few years rock’s biggest artists and best songwriters have liquidated their publishing and performance rights in multi-million dollar deals. Among the most high-profile musicians have been Bob Dylan, the Beach BoysPaul Simon, along with most of Fleetwood Mac.

Billy Joel next performs on November 5th at New York’s Madison Square Garden.


  • Coming on November 21st is Billy Joel – The Vinyl Collection, Vol.1. The set features all the albums from 1971’s Cold Spring Harbor through 1981’s Songs In The Attic — with the exception of 1980’s Glass Houses.
  • Released for the first time as part of the box is the double album, Billy Joel – Live At The Great American Music Hall – 1975.
  • The full contents of ‘Billy Joel – The Vinyl Collection, Vol.1’ are: Cold Spring Harbor (1971); Piano Man (1973); Streetlife Serenade (1974); Turnstiles (1976); The Stranger (1977); 52nd Street (1978); Songs In The Attic (1981);andLive At The Great American Music Hall – 1975 (2021).

The tracklisting to ‘Billy Joel – Live at The Great American Music Hall – 1975’ is

– Opening – 
“Somewhere Along The Line”
“The Mexican Connection”
“Root Beer Rag”
– intro of band members –
“You’re My Home”
“Cocker Imitation/You Are So Beautiful (Interlude)”
“Everybody Loves You Now”
“New York State Of Mind”
“Benny & The Jets (Interlude)”
“Travelin’ Prayer”
“Delta Lady (Interlude)”
“The Entertainer”
“The Ballad Of Billy The Kid”
“Ain’t No Crime”
“Weekend Song”

CHECK IT OUT: Billy Joel’s “Everybody Loves You Now” from Live At The Great American Music Hall – 1975: