Billy Joel ‎– 52nd Street

CBS ‎– CBS 83181, CBS ‎– FC 35609
Vinyl, LP, Album

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Big Shot 4:01
A2 Honesty
Acoustic Guitar – David SpinozzaArranged By [Horns & Strings] – Robert Freedman
A3 My Life
Backing Vocals – Donnie Dacus, Peter Cetera
A4 Zanzibar
Marimba, Vibraphone – Mike MainieriTrumpet – Freddie Hubbard
B1 Stiletto 4:39
B2 Rosalinda's Eyes
Acoustic Guitar [Nylon String] – Hugh McCrackenMarimba, Vibraphone – Mike MainieriPercussion – Ralph MacDonaldRecorder [Sopranino Recorder] – George Marge
B3 Half A Mile Away
Arranged By [Horns] – Dave GrusinBacking Vocals – Babi Floyd, Frank Floyd, Milt Grayson, Ray Simpson, Zack Sanders*Guitar – Eric GalePercussion – Ralph MacDonald
B4 Until The Night
Acoustic Guitar [Nylon String] – Hugh McCrackenArranged By [Horns & Strings] – Robert FreedmanPercussion – David Friedman
B5 52nd Street 2:27

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Recorded and mixed at A & R Recording, Inc., New York.

No Label Code, unlike release Billy Joel - 52nd Street, which has the label code LC 0149 on the labels and on the rear cover
Light card (not heavy paper) inner sleeve has photos and credits, slight diagonal slanting top and rounded bottom corners.
Lyrics on the rear sleeve

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Label matrix, side A): S CBS 83181 A°
  • Matrix / Runout (Label matrix, side B): S CBS 83181 B°
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, etched): CBS-S-83181-A-1 ALLEN
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, etched): CBS-S-83181-B-1 ALLEN

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
FC 35609, 35609 Billy Joel 52nd Street(LP, Album, Ter) Columbia, Columbia, Family Productions FC 35609, 35609 US 1978 Sell This Version
CK 52858 Billy Joel 52nd Street(CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM, Gol) Columbia, Legacy CK 52858 US 1992 Sell This Version
MFSL 2-384, 88725469791 Billy Joel 52nd Street(2x12", Album, Ltd, Num, RE, RM) Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab, Columbia, Sony Music Commercial Music Group MFSL 2-384, 88725469791 US 2013 Sell This Version
32693 Billy Joel 52nd Street(LP, Album, RE) CBS 32693 Spain 1985 Sell This Version
CSCS 6063 Billy Joel 52nd Street(CD, Album, RE) CBS/Sony CSCS 6063 Japan 1990 Sell This Version