Billy Joel ‎– 52nd Street

Columbia ‎– FC 35609, Columbia ‎– 35609, Family Productions ‎– FC 35609
Vinyl, LP, Album, Terre Haute Pressing

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 McCrackenFlute [Sopranino Recorder] – George MargeMarimba, Vibraphone – Mike MainieriPercussion – Ralph MacDonald
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

Companies, etc.



Pressing variation to these releases, Billy Joel - 52nd Street & Billy Joel - 52nd Street: Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Terre Haute

David Spinozza appears courtesy of A&M Records.
Ralph MacDonald and Eddie Daniels appear courtesy of Marlin Records, A Division of T.K. Productions, Inc.
Michael Brecker, Randy Brecker and Mike Mainieri appear courtesy of Arista Records, Inc.
Jon Faddis appears courtesy of Pablo Records.
David Friedman appears courtesy of ECM Records.

Cat # FC 35609 appears on the label and spine.
Cat # 35609 appears on the rear cover, bottom-right and inner sleeve, bottom-right.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Label): AL 35609
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Label): BL 35609
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Runout Etched): T1 AL 35609 1J TJ
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Runout Etched): T1 BL 35609 1AB TJ
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A & B Runout Stamped): o STERLING
  • Rights Society: ASCAP
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Etched [variant 1]): T1 AL 35609-1AE
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Etched [variant 1]): T BL 35609 1CF
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Stamped variant 1]): o STERLING

Other Versions (5 of 131) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
CK 52858 Billy Joel 52nd Street(CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM, Gol) Columbia, Legacy CK 52858 US 1992 Sell This Version
MFSL 2-384 Billy Joel 52nd Street(2xLP, Album, Ltd, Num, RM) Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab MFSL 2-384 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
FC 35609, 35609 Billy Joel 52nd Street(LP, Album) Columbia, Columbia, Family Productions FC 35609, 35609 US 1978 Sell This Version


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August 30, 2017

Decent album, easy listening and a good addition to your collection.


February 23, 2017
Won a Grammy for Album of the Year in 1980