Billy Joel ‎– The Stranger

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Columbia ‎– JC 34987, Family Productions ‎– JC 34987
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A1 Movin' Out (Anthony's Song) 3:30
A2 The Stranger
Percussion – Ralph MacDonald
5:08
A3 Just The Way You Are
Acoustic Guitar – Hugh McCracken, Steve BurghAlto Saxophone – Phil WoodsPercussion – Ralph MacDonald
4:50
A4 Scenes From An Italian Restaurant
Accordion – Dominic CorteseAcoustic Guitar – Hugh McCrackenElectric Guitar – Steve Burgh
7:35
B1 Vienna
Accordion – Dominic Cortese
3:32
B2 Only The Good Die Young 3:54
B3 She's Always A Woman
Acoustic Guitar – Hugh McCracken, Steve Burgh
3:19
B4 Get It Right The First Time
Acoustic Guitar – Hugh McCrackenPercussion – Ralph MacDonald
3:54
B5 Everybody Has A Dream
Acoustic Guitar – Hugh McCrackenBacking Vocals – Gwen Guthrie, Lani Groves, Patti Austin, Phoebe SnowOrgan – Richard TeePercussion – Ralph MacDonald
4:35
B6 Untitled 1:57

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Release variation: Mastered at Columbia Recording Studios in NY according to B side runout and has barcode in upper right hand corner of back cover.

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

Ralph MacDonald appears courtesy of Marlin Records.
Patti Austin appears courtesy of CTI Records.
Richard Tee appears courtesy of Warner Bros. Records, Inc.
Phil Woods appears courtesy of Gryphon Productions, Inc.

B6 is unlisted on cover and jacket - it is titled "The Stranger (Reprise)" on reissues, but is present on this pressing.

© 1977 CBS Inc. / ℗ 1977 CBS Inc.
All songs © 1977 Joelsongs (BMI) except "Everybody Has A Dream" © 1971 by Higher Music and Ripparthur Music. All rights administered by April Music Inc. (ASCAP).

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Printed): 0 7464-34987-1
  • Barcode (Scanned): 07464349871
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A matrix, label): AL 34987
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B matrix, label): BL 34987
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, etched [Variant 1]): AL 34987 3BJ
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, stamped [Variant 1]): STERLING o
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout, stamped [Variant 1]): o BL 34987-4CF COLUMBIA NY
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, etched [Variant 2]): AL-34987-3BH
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, stamped [Variant 2]): STERLING
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout, stamped [Variant 2]): BL-34987-4CE COLUMBIA NY
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout, etched [Variant 2]): A 3
  • Rights Society (A1 to B4, B6): BMI
  • Rights Society (B5): ASCAP

Other Versions (5 of 126) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
JC 34987, 34987 Billy Joel The Stranger(LP, Album) Columbia, Family Productions, Columbia, Family Productions JC 34987, 34987 US 1977 Sell This Version
CBS 82311, JC 34987 Billy Joel The Stranger(LP, Album) CBS, CBS CBS 82311, JC 34987 UK 1977 Sell This Version
JC 34987 Billy Joel The Stranger(LP, Album) Columbia, Family Productions JC 34987 US 1977 Sell This Version
PC 7057 Billy Joel The Stranger(Cass, Album, Dol) CBS, Family Productions PC 7057 Australia 1977 Sell This Version
CSCS 6016 Billy Joel The Stranger(CD, Album, RE) CBS/Sony CSCS 6016 Japan 1990 Sell This Version

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