Billy Joel ‎– My Lives

Columbia ‎– 82876 75474 2
4 × CD
Box Set, Compilation

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CD1-01 The Lost Souls (2) My Journey's End
Drums – Bill ZampinoGuitar [Lead] – Jim BosseGuitar [Rhythm] – Ken Recher
CD1-02 The Lost Souls (2) Time And Time Again
Drums – David BaglioliGuitar [Lead] – Jim BosseGuitar [Rhythm] – Ken Recher
CD1-03 The Hassles Every Step I Take (Every Move I Make)
Guitar – Richard McKennerProducer – Tony Michaels, Vinny GormannVocals, Percussion – John Dizek
CD1-04 The Hassles You've Got Me Hummin'
Guitar – Richard McKennerProducer – Tony Michaels, Vinny GormannVocals, Percussion – John Dizek
CD1-05 Attila (5) Amplifier Fire
Producer – Irwin Mazur
CD1-06 Billy Joel Only A Man (Demo, Never Released)
CD1-07 Billy Joel She's Got A Way
Producer – Artie Ripp
CD1-08 Billy Joel Oyster Bay (Demo, Never Released)
CD1-09 Billy Joel Piano Man (Demo, Never Released)
CD1-10 Billy Joel The Siegfried Line (Demo, Never Released)
CD1-11 Billy Joel New Mexico (Demo, Never Released)
CD1-12 Billy Joel Cross To Bear (Demo, Never Released)
CD1-13 Billy Joel Miami 2017 (Demo, Never Released)
CD1-14 Billy Joel These Rhinestone Days (Demo, Never Released)
CD1-15 Billy Joel Everybody Has A Dream
Backing Vocals – Gwen Guthrie, Lani Groves, Patti Austin, Phoebe SnowOrgan – Richard TeePercussion – Ralph MacDonald
CD1-16 Billy Joel Only The Good Die Young (Alternate Version, Never Released)
Organ – Richard Tee
CD1-17 Billy Joel Until The Night
Arranged By [Horns & Strings] – Robert FreedmanGuitar [Nylon String] – Hugh McCrackenPercussion – David Friedman
CD1-18 Billy Joel Zanzibar (Album Version, Unfaded)
Marimba, Vibraphone – Mike MainieriTrumpet – Freddie Hubbard
CD1-19 Billy Joel It's Still Rock And Roll To Me
CD2-01 Billy Joel Captain Jack (Live, Never Released)
CD2-02 Billy Joel The End Of The World (Demo, Never Released)
CD2-03 Billy Joel The Prime Of Your Life (Demo, Never Released)
CD2-04 Billy Joel She's Right On Time
CD2-05 Billy Joel Elvis Presley Blvd.
CD2-06 Billy Joel Nobody Knows But Me
Co-producer – Jim BoyerProducer – David Levine, Lucy Simon
CD2-07 Billy Joel An Innocent Man
CD2-08 Billy Joel Christie Lee (Demo, Never Released)
CD2-09 Billy Joel Easy Money
Guitar – Eric GaleOrgan [Hammond B-3] – Leon PendarvisSaxophone [Alto] – David SanbornSaxophone [Baritone] – Ronnie CuberTrumpet – Joe Shepley, Jon Faddis
CD2-10 Billy Joel And So It Goes (Demo, Never Released)
CD2-11 Billy Joel I'll Cry Instead (Live)
CD2-12 Billy Joel Keeping The Faith (12" Dance Remix)
CD2-13 Billy Joel Modern Woman
CD2-14 Billy Joel & Ray Charles Baby Grand (Duet With Ray Charles)
Bass – Neil StubenhausDrums – Vinnie ColaiutaGuitar – Dean Parks
CD2-15 Billy Joel Getting Closer (Alternate Version, Never Released)
Organ [Hammond B-3] – Steve Winwood
CD2-16 Billy Joel House Of Blue Light
CD2-17 Billy Joel Money Or Love (Demo, Never Released)
CD2-18 Billy Joel The Times They Are A-Changin' (Live)
Producer – Jim Boyer
CD3-01 Billy Joel The Downeaster "Alexa"
Accordion – Dominic CorteseProducer – Mick Jones (2)Synthesizer – Jeff JacobsViolin [Fiddle] – Itzhak Perlman
CD3-02 Billy Joel I Go To Extremes (Live, Never Released)
CD3-03 Billy Joel Shout (Live At Yankee Stadium)
CD3-04 Billy Joel All Shook Up
CD3-05 Billy Joel Heartbreak Hotel
CD3-06 Billy Joel When You Wish Upon A Star
Producer – B. A. Robertson, Rick Chertoff
CD3-07 Billy Joel In A Sentimental Mood
Piano – Jeff JacobsTrumpet – Bo Winiker
CD3-08 Billy Joel Motorcycle Song (Demo, Never Released)
CD3-09 Billy Joel You Picked A Real Bad Time
CD3-10 Billy Joel The River Of Dreams (Alternate Version, Never Released)
Producer – Danny Kortchmar, David Thonner, Joe Nicolo*
CD3-11 Billy Joel A Hard Day's Night (Live)
CD3-12 Billy Joel Light As The Breeze
Acoustic Guitar – Mac McAnallyArranged By [Horns] – Jim Horn, Steve Lindsey (4)Backing Vocals – Alex Brown, Robert Bailey*, Chris Rodriguez, Donna McElroy, Jackie Gouche, Kim Fleming, Monalisa Young*, Trisha Yearwood, Yvonne HodgesDrums – Willie WeeksGuitar – Dann HuffGuitar [Pedal Steel] – Paul FranklinHarmonica – Clint BlackHorns – Charles Rose, Jim Hoke, Jim Horn, Paul LitteralMixed By – Bill SchneeOrgan – Steve NathanPiano – Matt RollingsProducer – Steve Lindsey (4), Tony Brown (4)Recorded By – Justin Neibank*
CD3-13 Billy Joel To Make You Feel My Love
Arranged By [Strings, Chorus], Conductor – David CampbellBass – Will LeeCo-producer – Joe Nicolo*Drums – Shawn PeltonDrums [Cakewalk Snare] – Anton FigGuitar – Bob Mann, Philip NowlamKeyboards – Randy Waldman, Robbie KondorMixed By – Joe Nicolo*, Phil NicoloProducer – Peter AsherRecorded By – George Massenburg
CD3-14 Billy Joel Hey Girl
Arranged By [Strings, Background Vocals], Conductor – David CampbellBass – Randy D. Jackson*Producer – Peter AsherRecorded By – Gary Tole, George MassenburgSaxophone – Everette Harp
CD3-15 Billy Joel Why Should I Worry
CD3-16 Billy Joel Where We Go (On Our Wedding Day)?
CD3-17 Billy Joel Highway 61 Revisited (Demo, Never Released)
CD4-01 Billy Joel Movin' Out (2000 Years The Millennium Concert)
Backing Vocals – Curtis King, Dorothea Strauchan, Kim Keyes, Marlon Saunders, Melodie Crittenden, Michael Mellett, Wesley Holmes (2)Bass – David SantosTrombone – Ozzie MelendezTrumpet – Barry Danelian*
CD4-02 Billy Joel & Elton John You May Be Right (Duet With Elton John) (Live, Never Released)
Drums – Charlie Morgan
CD4-03 Billy Joel Big Shot
CD4-04 Billy Joel Don't Worry Baby (An All Star Tribute To Brian Wilson)
CD4-05 Billy Joel Goodnight Saigon (Vietnam Veterans Version)
CD4-06 Billy Joel Los Angelenos
CD4-07 Billy Joel New York State Of Mind (America: A Tribute To Heroes Concert For NY)
Engineer, Edited By [Digital] – Kevin Guarnieri
CD4-08 Billy Joel Opus 1. Soliloquy (On A Separation)
Piano – Richard JooProducer – Stephen Epstein*
CD4- 09 Billy Joel Opus 8. Suite For Piano (Star-Crossed)
Piano – Richard JooProducer – Stephen Epstein*
CD4-10 Billy Joel I. Innamorato
CD4-11 Billy Joel II. Sorbetto
CD4-12 Billy Joel III. Delusion
CD4-13 Billy Joel Elegy: The Great Peconic
Conductor – David Snell (2)Orchestra – The London Symphony Orchestra
CD4-14 Billy Joel Glass Houses Promo Talk
DVD-01 Billy Joel No Man's Land
DVD-02 Billy Joel Pressure
DVD-03 Billy Joel Ballad Of Billy The Kid
DVD-04 Billy Joel Leningrad
DVD-05 Billy Joel Allentown
DVD-06 Billy Joel My Life
DVD-07 Billy Joel I Go To Extremes
DVD-08 Billy Joel Shades Of Grey
DVD-09 Billy Joel The River Of Dreams
DVD-10 Billy Joel Goodnight Saigon
DVD-11 Billy Joel We Didn't Start The Fire
DVD-12 Billy Joel A Hard Day's Night
DVD-13 Billy Joel Big Shot
DVD-14 Billy Joel Piano Man
DVD-15 Billy Joel Zanzibar (UMIXIT Version)
DVD-16 Billy Joel I Go To Extremes (UMIXIT Version)


  • Artwork [Back Cover Art]Timothy White (3)
  • Artwork [Front Cover Art]Alexa Ray Joel
  • BassAndy Cichon (tracks: CD3-17, CD4-02, CD4-07), Doug Stegmeyer (tracks: CD1-15 to CD2-04, CD2-07 to CD2-09, CD2-13), Emory Gordy* (tracks: CD1-06, CD1-08, CD1-10), Howard Blauvelt (tracks: CD1-01 to CD1-04), Schuyler Deale (tracks: CD2-17, CD3-01, CD3-02, CD3-07, CD3-08), T-Bone Wolk (tracks: CD3-11, DVD-01 to DVD-14)
  • DrumsJon Small (tracks: CD1-03 to CD1-05), Liberty DeVitto (tracks: CD1-15 to CD2-04, CD2-07 to CD2-09, CD2-13, CD2-17, CD3-01, CD3-02, CD3-07, CD3-08, CD3-11, CD3-14, CD3-17, CD4-01, CD4-02, CD4-07, DVD-01 to DVD-14), Rhys Clark (tracks: CD1-06 to CD1-08, CD1-10)
  • GuitarSteve Khan (tracks: CD1-15, CD1-17, CD1-18), Tommy Byrnes (tracks: CD3-07, CD3-08, CD3-11, CD3-14, CD3-17, CD4-01, CD4-02, CD4-07, DVD-01 to DVD-14)
  • Guitar, Acoustic GuitarDavid Brown (6) (tracks: CD1-19 to CD2-02, CD2-04, CD2-07 to CD2-09, CD2-13, CD3-01, CD3-02), Russell Javors (tracks: CD1-19 to CD2-02, CD2-04, CD2-07 to CD2-09, CD2-13)
  • Guitar, Vocals, PercussionCrystal Taliefero (tracks: CD3-11, CD4-01, CD4-02, DVD-01 to DVD-14)
  • Keyboards, Backing VocalsDave Rosenthal (tracks: CD3-14, CD4-01, DVD-01 to DVD-14)
  • Mastered By [Box Set]Mark Wilder
  • ProducerBilly Joel (tracks: CD1-05, CD1-06, CD1-08, CD1-10, CD1-13, CD3-01, CD3-04, CD3-05, CD3-07, CD3-10), Brian Ruggles (tracks: CD2-18, CD4-01, CD4-02, DVD-01 to DVD-14), Don DeVito (tracks: CD3-13, CD3-14, CD3-16 to CD4-02), Jeff Schock (tracks: DVD-01 to DVD-14), Jon Small (tracks: CD1-05, CD3-03, CD4-03, CD4-05), Phil Ramone (tracks: CD1-15 to CD1-19, CD2-02 to CD2-05, CD2-07 to CD2-09, CD2-12 to CD2-15, CD3-15, CD4-03, CD4-05, CD4-06)
  • Saxophone [Alto & Tenor], PercussionMark Rivera (tracks: CD2-07 to CD2-09, CD4-01, CD4-07)
  • Saxophone, OrganRichie Cannata (tracks: CD1-15, CD1-17 to CD2-02, CD4-01)
  • Vocals, Piano, Keyboards, Organ, Harmonica, Synthesizer, GuitarBilly Joel


Track CD4-13 is not listed on the release.
The DVD contains "Billy Joel - Live In Frankfurt: The River Of Dreams Tour" and 2 special UMIXIT-tracks.
The Box Set features a 58 page booklet.

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  • Rights Society: BIEM / GEMA
  • Label Code: LC 02361

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
C5K 93520 Billy Joel My Lives(4xCD, Album, Comp + DVD-V, NTSC + Box) Columbia C5K 93520 US 2005 Sell This Version
AC5K 93520 Billy Joel My Lives / Live From The River Of Dreams (Special Limited Edition 5 Disc Advance)(4xCD + DVD-V, NTSC + Comp, Ltd, Promo) Columbia AC5K 93520 US 2005 Sell This Version