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Billy Joel – The Nylon Curtain (1982/2014) [Official Digital Download 24bit/96kHz]

Billy Joel – The Nylon Curtain (1982/2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Time – 41:51 minutes |  914 MB | Genre: Rock
Studio Master, Official Digital Download  | Source: HDTracks | Artwork: Front cover  | © Columbia Records
Recorded: Spring of 1982 at A & R Recording and Media Sound Studios, New York City.

The Nylon Curtain is Billy Joel’s eighth studio album and was released on September 23, 1982. Produced by Phil Ramone, the album is considered to be one of Joel’s most ambitious albums and was a personal favorite of his. The song “Allentown” was a huge hit and spent six weeks at #17 on the Billboard Hot 100.

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Billy Joel – Glass Houses (1980/2013) [Official Digital Download 24bit/96kHz]

Billy Joel – Glass Houses (1980/2013)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Time – 34:49 minutes |  788 MB | Genre: Rock
Studio Master, Official Digital Download  | Source: HDTracks | Artwork: Front cover  | © Columbia Records

Chart History/Awards
– Reached #1 on the Billboard 200.
– “It’s Still Rock And Roll To Me” reached #1 on Billboard‘s Top Pop Singles.
– Won a GRAMMY® for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance.
– One of the bestselling albums of the 1980s.

Glass Houses is the seventh studio masterpiece by Billy Joel. It is certified seven-time Platinum and was widely acclaimed worldwide. It includes Joel’s first song to reach #1 on the Billboard Pop charts, “It’s Still Rock And Roll To Me.”The album reached #1 on the Billboard 200 and was one of the bestselling albums of the 1980s. Billy Joel also won a GRAMMY® for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance.

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Billy Joel – Cold Spring Harbor (1971/2014) [Official Digital Download 24bit/96kHz]

Billy Joel – Cold Spring Harbor (1971/2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Time – 30:24 minutes |  615 MB | Genre: Rock
Studio Master, Official Digital Download  | Source: HDTracks | Artwork: Front cover  | © Columbia Records
Recorded in July 1971 at Record Plant Studios, Los Angeles, CA and Ultrasonic Recording Studios, Hempstead, NY.

Cold Spring Harbor was Billy Joel’s first solo album, released on November 1, 1971. Joel had previously released three albums as a member of the bands The Hassles and Attila. Cold Spring Harbor was released by Family Productions, but after a production error by the owner of the label, Joel ended his relationship with them and would eventually sign with Columbia Records. The album contains several songs on later albums, including “She’s Got a Way” and “Everybody Loves You Now.”

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Billy Joel – An Innocent Man (1983/2013) [Official Digital Download 24bit/96kHz]

Billy Joel – An Innocent Man (1983/2013)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Time – 40:27 minutes |  920 MB | Genre: Rock
Studio Master, Official Digital Download  | Source: HDTracks | Artwork: Front cover  | © Columbia Records
Recorded: Spring, 1983, Chelsea Sound and A&R Recording, Inc., New York, New York.

Chart History/Awards
– Reached #4 on the Billboard 200.
– “Uptown Girl” reached #3 on the Billboard Hot 100.
– “Tell Her About It” reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100.
– “An Innocent Man” reached #1 on Billboard‘s Adult Contemporary Charts.

An Innocent Man is Billy Joel’s multi-GRAMMY® nominated masterpiece. This instant classic finds Joel paying homage to the songs and styles that inspired him. An Innocent Man includes the Top Ten hits: “Tell Her About It,” “Uptown Girl” and the title-track. It would spend 111 weeks on the Billboard Pop charts, becoming Joel’s longest charting studio album behind The Stranger. It earned GRAMMY® nominations for Album of the Year and Best Male Pop Vocal Performance. Absolutely vital.

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Billy Joel – Live At Shea Stadium (2008) Blu-ray 1080i AVC LPCM 5.1

A concert celebrating the end of an era: The Beatles opened it and Billy Joel closed it.
Built in 1964, Shea Stadium was the home of the New York Mets for 45 years. Designed as a multi-purpose stadium, Shea first met rock ‘n’ roll when The Beatles appeared there August 15, 1965, establishing Shea as the premier stadium for the world’s greatest bands. The Who, The Police, The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen and The Clash all played Shea.
The Last Play At Shea, staged on July 16 and July 18, 2008 before a combined 110,000 fans, comprised the final performances ever at the historic stadium. Live At Shea Stadium contains two and a half hours of hits and album favorites, featuring special guests Paul McCartney, Tony Bennett, Garth Brooks, John Mayer, John Mellencamp, Steven Tyler and Roger Daltrey.
Live At Shea Stadium captures the music and memories of a generation. After 45 years, the Mets’ two World Series victories, The Beatles and The Last Play At Shea, the final section of Shea Stadium was torn down in 2009.

TRACKLISTING:
1. Prelude/Angry Young Man
2. My Life
3. Summer, Highland Falls
4. Everybody Loves You Now
5. Zanzibar
6. New York State Of Mind (with Tony Bennett)
7. Allentown
8. The Ballad Of Billy The Kid
9. She’s Always A Woman
10. Goodnight Saigon
11. Miami 2017 (Seen The Lights Go Out On Broadway)
12. Shameless (with Garth Brooks)
13. This Is The Time (with John Mayer)
14. Keeping The Faith
15. Captain Jack
16. Lullabye (Goodnight, My Angel)
17. The River Of Dreams/A Hard Day’s Night
18. We Didn’t Start The Fire
19. You May Be Right
20. Scenes From An Italian Restaurant
21. Only The Good Die Young
22. I Saw Her Standing There (with Paul McCartney)
23. Take Me Out To The Ballgame
24. Piano Man
25. Let It Be (with Paul McCartney)

BONUS PERFORMANCES
Walk This Way (with Steven Tyler)
My Generation (with Roger Daltrey)
Pink Houses (with John Mellencamp)

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Billy Joel – A Matter of Trust – The Bridge to Russia The Concert (2014) Blu-ray 1080p AVC TrueHD 5.1 LPCM 2.0

In July-August 1987, after 100 shows around the world on The Bridge Tour, Billy Joel accepted the Kremlin’s invitation to the U.S.S.R. for six fully-staged rock shows in Moscow and Leningrad, fulfilling a long-time desire to perform in Russia. During their stay, Billy and his family, along with musicians, staff, and a huge press entourage spent their days interacting with the Russian people, forging true bonds of friendship wherever they went.
For the first time, A Matter Of Trust The Bridge To Russia, presents an expanded version of what fans saw and heard over a quarter-century ago. The newly remastered concert Blu-Ray, originally directed by Wayne Isham, adds seven previously unreleased songs to the original 1987 VHS release Live From Leningrad, including a bonus performance of Pressure.

Tracklist
1. Prelude/Angry Young Man
2. Allentown
3. Goodnight Saigon
4. Big Man On Mulberry Street
5. Baby Grand
6. An Innocent Man – previously unreleased
7. Honesty – previously unreleased
8. The Longest Time – previously unreleased
9. A Matter Of Trust
10. Only The Good Die Young
11. It’s Still Rock And Roll To Me – previously unreleased
12. Sometimes A Fantasy – previously unreleased
13. You May Be Right – previously unreleased
14. Uptown Girl
15. Big Shot
16. Back In The U.S.S.R.
17. Pressure (Previously unreleased)

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