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The Stranger

The Stranger
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8 years, 1 month ago at Nov 5 1:45
都会の寂しさを歌ったタイトル曲"The Stranger"が大ヒット。ピアノを主体としたリズミカルなサウンドが特徴。プロデュースは、フィル・ラモーン。
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Description: The Stranger is the fifth studio album by American singer Billy Joel, released in September 1977 by Columbia Records. It was the first of Joel's albums to be produced by Phil Ramone, with whom he would go on to work for all of his albums up until his 1986 album The Bridge. The Stranger was released a year following Joel's previous studio effort, Turnstiles, which had sold modestly and peaked low on the US charts, prompting Columbia to consider dropping Joel if his next release did not sell well. Joel wanted the album to feature his newly-formed touring band that had formed during the production of Turnstiles, which consisted ... (more)
Manufacturer: Columbia
Release date: 29 September 1977
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 0074646938423 UPC: 074646938423
Tags: Rock (3), 1977 (2), Soft Rock (2), Billy Joel (2), Pop Rock (1), Classic Rock (1), Usa (1), John Mahoney (1), Mick Jones (1), Pop (1), Singer-songwriter (1), 1970s (1), Piano Rock (1), American (1), Composer (1), Pianist (1), Mingo Lewis (1), Jr. (1), Jewish (1), United States (1)
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Best Albums of the 1970s (200 music items)

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500 CDs You Must Own Before You Die! (500 music items)

"Joel, a truculent cult pianist from Long Island, vaulted into Top 40 dominance with this showy, romanticized vision of city sprawl, complete with moonlighting cops, Broadway schlock, love-struck greasers and the peerless wedding ballad “Just the Way You Are.” Standout track: “Movin’ Out (Anthony’s Song)”"


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"THE STRANGER (1977) BILLY JOEL Review coming soon... FAV TRACKS: "The Stranger"; "Vienna"; "Only the Good Die Young"; "Movin' Out (Anthony's Song)"; "Everybody Has a Dream"; "Get It Right the First Time"; "Just the Way You Are"; "She's Always a Woman"; "Scenes From An Italian Restaurant" "


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