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|A1||Movin' Out (Anthony's Song)||3:30|
Percussion – Ralph MacDonald
|A3||Just The Way You Are
Acoustic Guitar – Hugh McCracken, Steve BurghAlto Saxophone – Phil WoodsPercussion – Ralph MacDonald
|A4||Scenes From An Italian Restaurant
Accordion – Dominic CorteseAcoustic Guitar – Hugh McCrackenElectric Guitar – Steve Burgh
Accordion – Dominic Cortese
|B2||Only The Good Die Young||3:54|
|B3||She's Always A Woman
Acoustic Guitar – Hugh McCracken, Steve Burgh
|B4||Get It Right The First Time
Acoustic Guitar – Hugh McCrackenPercussion – Ralph MacDonald
|B5||Everybody Has A Dream
Acoustic Guitar – Hugh McCrackenBacking Vocals – Gwen Guthrie, Lani Groves, Patti Austin, Phoebe SnowOrgan – Richard TeePercussion – Ralph MacDonald
- Recorded At – A&R Studios
- Mixed At – A&R Studios
- Mastered At – Sterling Sound
- Mastered At – Customatrix
- Mastered At – Columbia Recording Studios
- Manufactured By – Columbia Records
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – CBS Inc.
- Copyright (c) – CBS Inc.
- Copyright (c) – Joelsongs
- Copyright (c) – Higher Music
- Published By – Joelsongs
- Published By – April Music Inc.
- Bass – Doug Stegmeyer
- Drums – Liberty DeVitto
- Electric Guitar – Hiram Bullock
- Electric Guitar, Twelve-String Guitar [Electric], Acoustic Guitar [Rhythm], Guitar [High String Guitar] – Mr. Steve Khan*
- Engineer – Jim Boyer, Phil Ramone
- Music By, Lyrics By – Billy Joel
- Orchestrated By [Orchestration] – Patrick Williams
- Photography By – Jim Houghton
- Piano [Acoustic], Vocals, Keyboards [Electric], Synthesizer – Billy Joel
- Producer – Phil Ramone
- Producer [Produced In Association With] – Home Run (4)
- Producer [Production Associate to Mr. Ramone] – Kathy Kurs
- Tenor Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone, Clarinet, Flute, Organ – Richie Cannata
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
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|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|