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  • Greatest Hits Volume III Greatest Hits Volume III Quick View

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    Greatest Hits Volume III


    First Time 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl + Gatefold Cover Presentation


    Mastered Impeccably By Joe Reagoso


    Pressed At RTI On Limited Edition Gold Vinyl


    For The Bridge, the "Piano Man" Billy Joel delivers another multi-platinum smash album, filled several of his biggest hit singles, as well featuring definitive album tracks.


    With top charting smash hits like A Matter Of Trust and This Is The Time, The Bridge still stands forty years later as one of his most compelling masterworks.


    Let's celebrate four decades later as Friday Music is very pleased to announce the first time 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl release of Billy Joel-The Bridge-40th Anniversary Edition.


    For a limited time only, the LP classic which is mastered impeccably by Joe Reagoso, will be pressed on translucent blue vinyl by RTI, and will also be featured in a first time gatefold cover.


    Other great songs include his dynamic hit Baby Grand with Ray Charles, and the theme song to Modern Woman, as well as the punk infused rocker Running On Ice.

    LP 1
    1.Keeping the Faith
    2.An Innocent Man
    3.A Matter of Trust
    4.Baby Grand (featuring duet with Ray Charles)
    5.This Is the Time
    6.Leningrad
    7.We Didn't Start the Fire
    8.I Go to Extremes


    LP 2
    1.And So It Goes
    2.The Downeaster 'Alexa'
    3.Shameless"
    4.All About Soul" (Remix)
    5.Lullabye (Goodnight, My Angel)
    6.The River of Dreams
    7.To Make You Feel My Love
    8.Hey Girl
    9.Light as the Breeze

    Billy Joel
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  • Glass Houses Glass Houses Quick View

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    Glass Houses

    Still Rock and Roll to Him: Joel Toughens Up and Increases the Animosity, Sarcasm, Confidence, and Rock on 1980 Set


    Accessible and Angry: Phil Ramone's Stalwart Production Bristles With Boldness, Raucousness, and Directness on Definitive Mobile Fidelity Reissue


    Chart-Topper Certified Seven-Times Platinum: Includes "You May Be Right" "It's Still Rock and Roll to Me," "Don't Ask Me Why"


    Elvis Costello long had a reputation for being the "angry young man." With apologies to the former Declan McManus, he had nothing on Billy Joel's Glass Houses. Fed up with inexcusable critical backlash and believing he'd still not been regarded as a serious artist, Joel ratcheted up the angst on the 1980 set that, oh, by the way, happened to sell another seven-million-plus copies and top the Billboard charts. Revenge is sweet.


    An integral part of Mobile Fidelity's Billy Joel catalog restoration series, Glass Houses is mastered from the original master tapes and pressed on 180g LP at RTI. Honing in on producer Phil Ramone's radio-tailored albeit looser, straightforward production, this edition opens up the previously veiled soundstages, spotlights the clean yet raucous arrangements, and decongests the imaging so that every note comes to the fore. Thanks to the extra-wide grooves and meticulous remastering, Joel's urgency and temperament have never sounded so vibrant.


    In addition to firing shots at detractors, Joel further solidifies his reputation as a pop maestro on the hit "Don't Ask Me Why" and mellow classic "C'etait Toi (You Were the One)," each replete with sparkling structures and shimmering melodies. Throughout, he dials down the grand gestures, focusing more on an attitude and directness. At the time, Joel was conscious of the punk movement, and seems inspired to follow that genre's preference for simplicity, frankness, and irritability. The album's legendary artwork-the singer preparing to toss a brick through the windows of his house-is a metaphor for Joel shattering his image as a cocktail-lounge pop crooner.


    Such changes are evident in the now-signature "You May Be Right," a hard-rocking and scathing rebuttal to a romantic partner on which Joel embraces the identity of a tough-skinned madman that won't stop at anything. He inhabits the role with convincing theatrics, his voice mixing pushiness, smugness, self-evident humor, and cool that fits the resistive tone of the record's songs. Glass Houses is Joel's megaphone for stubborn independence, dogged assertiveness, and blustery confidence.


    It's also an announcement of artistic intent, a statement that's simultaneously catchy and barbed, well-crafted and rowdy. And it succeeds on all levels, bringing to commercial pop-rock a brashness and grit often absent from fare that sticks in your head for days. Joel would never be seen the same way again.


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    1. You May Be Right
    2. Sometimes a Fantasy
    3. Don't Ask Me Why
    4. It's Still Rock and Roll to Me
    5. All for Lenya
    6. I Don't Want to Be Alone
    7. Sleeping With the Television On
    8. C'etait Toi (You Were the One)
    9. Close to the Borderline
    10. Through the Long Night
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    The Stranger

    Includes a FREE download of the Legacy Edition - 21 tracks featuring the Previously Unreleased Live At Carnegie Hall, June 3, 1977!



    Originally released in 1977, Billy Joel's fifth studio album, The Stranger, was his breakthrough album and it marked the first of a series of highly successful collaborations with producer Phil Ramone, whose mastery of the recording studio provided a sublime sonic context for Joel's timeless songs and classic performances. The Stranger went on to became one of the top-selling albums of that year peaking at #2 on the charts; won two Grammys for Record of the Year and Song of the Year for Just The Way You Are and The Stranger was nominated for Album of the Year; and it generated four indelible singles Just The Way You Are, Only The Good Die Young, She's Always A Woman and Movin' Out (Anthony's Song) which have all gone on to become classics.

    1. Movin' Out (Anthony's Song)
    2. The Stranger
    3. Just the Way You Are
    4. Scenes from an Italian Restaurant
    5. Vienna
    6. Only the Good Die Young
    7. She's Always a Woman
    8. Get It Right the First Time
    9. Everybody Has a Dream
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  • Piano Man (Awaiting Repress) Piano Man (Awaiting Repress) Quick View

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    Piano Man (Awaiting Repress)

    Billy Joels Piano Man established a legend via two elements that became a trademark of his career: simple, yet disarmingly effective lyrics that speak to universal truths and instilled feelings of pathos. With the classic title track, Joel captures the emotions and expectations all of usconsciously or notattach to our favorite musicians: Sing us a song you're the piano man/Sing us a song tonight/Well we're all in the mood for a melody/And you've got us feeling alright, he croons. Indeed, Joel has everyone feeling good on this breakout set.



    Never before properly remastered, Mobile Fidelity secured the original master tapes to present this 1973 singer-songwriter masterwork in unparalleled fidelity. The cavity of Joels piano, tension of the strings, and reach of his voice are astounding on this numbered limited-edition LP pressing. The New York native finally seems as if hes playing in your room rather than down the hall.



    After the commercial failure of his debut, and resulting legal disputes with his label, a determined Joel took up a six
    month residency as a lounge singer in Los Angeles. The vocalist continued to pen songs, including his signature track, Piano Man, a fictional narrative motivated by the real-life stories and actions of the patrons he witnessed during his cocktail club residency. Joel also drew inspiration from a fellow peer with whom hed ultimately collaborate on a series of highly successful tours that continue to this day: Elton John. The Englishmans Tumbleweed Connection fueled a creative spurt in Joel, who extends the records Western imagery and bluesy themes.



    Ignoring introspection in favor of rich character sketches, Joel utilizes his knack for melodic flair, filling out the songs with comprehensive arrangements and a swift sense of purpose. His talesThe Ballad of Billy the Kid, Captain Jack, Aint No Crimeare supported with phenomenal harmonies and thematic flavors that arrive courtesy of instrumental accents from first-rate players that include guitarist Larry Carlton, banjoist Fred Heilbrun, and drummer Ron Tutt. Joel supplies the requisite emotions, and Piano Man oozes with life.



    Mobile Fidelitys 180g LP possesses a warmth that, until now, none of Joels records possess. Soundstaging, imaging, and immediacy are refined and mannered, and the enthusiasm and completeness of Joels craft come into supreme focus.



    No fan of 70s rock or pop should be without this stellar pressing!


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    1. Travelin' Prayer
    2. Piano Man
    3. Ain't No Crime
    4. You're My Home
    5. The Ballad of Billy the Kid
    6.Worse Comes to Worst
    7. Stop in Nevada
    8. If I Only Had the Words (To Tell You)
    9. Somewhere Along the Line
    10. Captain Jack
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  • The Stranger The Stranger Quick View

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    The Stranger

    Ranked 67/500 on Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.


    Joels Breakthrough Record Loaded With Smash Hits: Movin Out (Anthonys Song), Just the Way You Are, Only the Good Die Young, Shes Always a Woman


    Getting It Right: Mobile Fidelitys Half-Speed Mastered Version Brings Phil Ramones Celebrated Production into Full-Color Detail


    1977 Set a Grammy Winner for Record of the Year and Song of the Year


    Billy Joel entered 1977 with a great track record but in need of breakthrough. Pairing with producer Phil Ramone (Carly Simon, Simon & Garfunkel), who developed the requisite ingredients missing from Joels formula, the singer-songwriter became a household name and chart-topping success courtesy of The Stranger. Certified ten-times platinum, Joels artistic and commercial smash remains a pop-rock benchmark. Better still, it now sounds astonishing.


    An integral part of Mobile Fidelitys Billy Joel catalog restoration series, The Stranger is mastered from the original master tapes and pressed on 180g LP at RTI. Far superior to the previous Sony and Simply Vinyl analog reissues, this edition emphasizes the crucial touches and insightful techniques Ramone brought to a batch of material that ranks among Joels most clever, catchy, and sagacious.


    Whereas a handful of Joels preceding efforts feature a near-flawless mix of melodic arrangements and poignant lyrics, the aspects he sought in order to graduate into a more serious artist arrive here via Ramones more muscular, fleshed-out, and rock-enabling production. The streamlined approach slightly strips back the sweeping developments heard on Piano Man and Turnstiles, and on this edition, lays bare the core of the material, allowing the vocalists bittersweet yearning, rollicking 88 notes, and working-class conviction to emanate with full-bodied detail, vivid color, and grand-scale dynamics.


    A Grammy winner for both Record and Song of the Year, Just the Way You Are epitomizes Joels balladic reach, his ability to transfer wistful sentiments and lovelorn emotions. He also flashes a mean streak. The animated Only the Good Die Young bounces and hops to an updated classic-R&B rhythm and, underneath its beauty, Shes Always A Woman hints at trouble underfoot. And then theres the New York-centric, character-rich poetry of the vignettes.


    Akin to many of his influences, Joel nails the grit, personality, specificity, descriptiveness, and behavior of protagonists that populate Movin Out (Anthonys Song) and Scenes From an Italian Diner, each equally at home on The Stranger as well as on a Broadway play or on a golden-era Hollywood film soundtrack. No wonder that, just months after its original release, Joel was no longer a stranger to any of the music-loving public. He would never look back.


    Don't pass up this seminal pop-rock work in the best fidelity its ever enjoyed.


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    1. Movin Out (Anthonys Song)
    2. The Stranger
    3. Just the Way You Are
    4. Scenes From an Italian Restaurant
    5. Vienna
    6. Only the Good Die Young
    7. Shes Always a Woman
    8. Get It Right the First Time
    9. Everybody Has a Dream/The Stranger (Reprise)
    Billy Joel
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  • True Colors True Colors Quick View

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    True Colors

    A Vocal Tour de Force: 1986 Sophomore Effort Stacked With Big-Name Guests and Ambitious Arrangements


    Grammy-Nominated Double-Platinum Set Includes Internationally Recognized Title Track Plus Top 10 Singles "What's Going On" and "Change of Heart"


    Illuminative Sonics: LP Mastered on Mobile Fidelity's World-Renowned Mastering System and Pressed at RTI


    Cyndi Lauper could've easily played up the independent wild-child pop persona she established on her breakthrough debut until the trend faded. Instead, on her superb sophomore effort, the charismatic artist opts for a more mature and creatively ambitious program, inviting big-name guests and pursuing deeper instrumental textures on a set that goes far beyond the well-known title track. True Colors is a vocal tour de force, an expressive statement on which Lauper showcases singing steeped in emotion, phrasing, and earnestness.


    Bringing Lauper's rich timbre to the fore, and mastered on Mobile Fidelity's world-renowned mastering system, this RTI-pressed LP presents the 1986 album in the finest fidelity it's ever enjoyed. Period touches such as synthesized drumbeats and layered keyboards no longer sound blatantly artificial or canned. Instruments now possess a warmer, fuller roundness that fleshes out their role in the compositions. And Lauper's vocals-at times balladic, soaring, plaintive, stylish, and celebratory-occupy a defined place in the mix, anchoring songs etched with tonal expressiveness and diverse arrangements.


    An all-star cast aids Lauper in shaping what remains a colossally underrated record. Billy Joel (vocals), Adrian Belew (guitar), the Bangles (vocals), Aimee Mann (vocals), Nile Rodgers (guitar), and Rick Derringer (guitar) are among the guests. So is Pee Wee Herman, whose telephone operator role at the conclusion of "911" speaks to the fact that Lauper didn't abandon her whimsical nature even as she pressed forward. Cajun accents, soulful motifs ("What's Going On"), and joyous covers of traditional fare ("Iko Iko") keep the album pleasantly varied and accessibly offbeat.


    Of course, Lauper also turns in, with "True Colors," what's arguably her career-defining moment, the chart-topping single radiating with gorgeous elegance and graceful phrasing that forced audiences to regard the performer in a different light. For her boldness, Lauper was rewarded with two Grammy nominations and a song that has since been covered by artists such as Phil Collins and appeared as the theme for the 1988 Olympic Games and 2003 Rugby World Cup.


    Don't miss this chance to hear True Colors in the three-dimensional detail one gets from a high-definition television picture.


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    1. Change of Heart
    2. Maybe He'll Know
    3. Boy Blue
    4. True Colors
    5. Calm Inside the Storm
    6. What's Going On
    7. Iko Iko
    8. The Faraway Nearby
    9. 911
    10. One Track Mind
    Cyndi Lauper
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  • River Of Dreams (25th Anniversary) River Of Dreams (25th Anniversary) Quick View

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    River Of Dreams (25th Anniversary)

    25th Anniversary Edition


    180 Gram Blue Colored Vinyl


    Billy Joel's last studio album River of Dreams wound up becoming one of his most successful albums of his amazing career.


    Released in 1993, he was at the top of the charts with a number one album and a number one single with The River of Dreams. The Doo-Wop influenced pop record thrilled audiences worldwide as he toured all over the world promoting the great album that it was.


    Twenty-five years later, these tunes still resonate with his fans as Billy Joel is currently embarking on a very successful concert tour, and Friday Music is proud to be a part of the celebration with one of his greatest achievements River of Dreams.


    As another installment in our exclusive Billy Joel/Friday Music 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl Series, this impeccably mastered 25th Anniversary Edition audiophile LP features some of his greatest songs like the brilliant album opener No Man's Land, the R&B infused All About Soul, the hard rock nod to Cream with Shades of Grey and the stellar album closer Famous Last Words.


    The masterwork contains even more of his most loved classics like the stunning ballad Lullabye (Goodnight, My Angel) and the acid-rock tinged flavor of The Great Wall of China.


    Impeccably mastered by Joe Reagoso at Friday Music Studios and Capitol Mastering in Hollywood, Billy Joel's River of Dreams will be one of the most definitive classic rock releases in the audiophile vinyl domain in some time.


    For a very limited time, we are also celebrating your listening enjoyment with a first time 180 Gram Translucent Blue Vinyl, manufactured at RTI, plus a stunning gatefold cover artwork presentation which features the LP sized cover art, which also includes the lyrics to all of these great Billy Joel songs, making this a keepsake for years to come.


    Billy Joel's River of Dreams celebrates 25 years of the voice, the songs, the musicianship and the memories ...First time 180 Gram Translucent Blue Audiophile Vinyl...An exclusive...Only from your friends at Friday Music.

    1. No Man's Land
    2. The Great Wall of China
    3. Blonde Over Blue
    4. A Minor Variation
    5. Shades of Grey
    6. All About Soul
    7. Lullabye (Goodnight, My Angel)
    8. The River of Dreams
    9. Two Thousand Years
    10. Famous Last Words
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  • Live In Paris Live In Paris Quick View

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    Live In Paris

    Recorded at the historic Olympia Theatre in Paris in November 2001, this is Diana Krall's first live album. Backed by her quicksilver combo of bassist John Clayton, drummer Jeff Hamilton, and guitarist John Pisano (on some tracks), Krall's jazz heritage comes through loud and clear on this program of standards, ballads, and bossa novas. On Peggy Lee's I Love Being Here with You, Bob Dorough's Devil May Care, and Frank Sinatra's Fly Me to the Moon, Krall's snappy, postbop piano playing shows off her debt to Nat King Cole and Jimmy Rowles.


    Her cool contralto vocals are illuminated by the Orchestre Symphonique Europeen, under the direction of Alan Broadbent, as well as the London Symphony Orchestra, led by conductor Claus Ogerman. Krall's deep take on Joni Mitchell's A Case of You is a great choice for an encore, and the album concludes with Billy Joel's Just the Way You Are (a studio track from a film called The Guru), with tenor saxophonist Michael Brecker and bassist Christian McBride. This collection only hints at what Diana Krall has to offer in the future. -Eugene Holley Jr.

    1. I Love Being Here With You
    2. Let's Fall In Love
    3. 'Deed I Do
    4. The Look Of Love
    5. East of the Sun (and West of the Moon)
    6. I've Got You Under My Skin
    7. Devil May Care
    8. Maybe You'll Be There
    9. 'S Wonderful
    10. Fly Me to the Moon
    11. A Case of You
    12. Just the Way You Are
    Diana Krall
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  • The Stranger (Picture Disc) (Awaiting Repress) The Stranger (Picture Disc) (Awaiting Repress) Quick View

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    The Stranger (Picture Disc) (Awaiting Repress)

    Ranked 67/500 on Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time


    First Time Ever On Vinyl LP Picture Disc


    Faithfully Restored Artwork And Remastered Audio


    Limited To 2500 Copies


    Originally released in 1977, Billy Joel's fifth studio album, The Stranger, was his breakthrough album and it marked the first of a series of highly successful collaborations with producer Phil Ramone, whose mastery of the recording studio provided a sublime sonic context for Joel's timeless songs and classic performances. The Stranger went on to became one of the top-selling albums of that year peaking at #2 on the charts; won two Grammys for Record of the Year and Song of the Year for Just The Way You Are and The Stranger was nominated for Album of the Year; and it generated four indelible singles Just The Way You Are, Only The Good Die Young, She's Always A Woman and Movin' Out (Anthony's Song) which have all gone on to become classics.

    1. Movin' Out (Anthony's Song)
    2. The Stranger
    3. Just the Way You Are
    4. Scenes from an Italian Restaurant
    5. Vienna
    6. Only the Good Die Young
    7. She's Always a Woman
    8. Get It Right the First Time
    9. Everybody Has a Dream
    Billy Joel
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  • Turnstiles (Awaiting Repress) Turnstiles (Awaiting Repress) Quick View

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    Turnstiles (Awaiting Repress)

    By 1976, Billy Joel had proven his merit as an auteur of California-based singer-songwriter pop-rock. On Turnstiles, the legend focuses his attention on more ambitious matters: Making an album whose scope and range dwarf that of his previous work, and shot his star into the stratosphere. Encompassing everything from urgent rock to soft pop and saloon fare, Turnstiles is a classic of major proportions.



    Mobile Fidelity has gone back to the original master tapes to present Joels encompassing music the way it was always intended to be experienced: Intimate, detailed, expressive, warm. The records widescreen sonics are at last properly cinematic, flush with colors, textures, and atmosphere.



    Progressing away from sensitivity, Joel casts his eye towards broader horizons. For him, that meant moving from the West Coast back to his native New York and embracing the citys doo-wop, Broadway, and R&B heritage. Joels diversity comes through in a spectacle of memorable tunes, including the infectious All You Wanna Do Is Dance, acerbic Angry Young Man, and gorgeous Ive Loved These Days.



    Still, no song better illustrates the allureand breadthof Turnstiles more than Say Goodbye to Hollywood, bathed in the sort of fabulous Phil Spector sound, huge drum echoes, and Brill Building orchestral sweep that Joel grew up on. Similarly, the sprawling ballad New York State of Mind clearly states the singers vision and mood. On the definitive track, Joel luxuriates in full string accompaniment and soulful saxophone playing that gives the pop standard its foundation. Not for nothing did Joel insist on keeping his touring band for the album, a decision that resulted in the firing of the records original producer.



    Supported by talents such as arranger Kenny Ascher, guitarist James Herb Smith, and percussionist Mingo Lewis, Joel succeeds in wrapping his head around a rich swath of American pop music, stopping by way of New Orleans, Kansas City, Memphis, Chicago, and other cities on his way from California back to the Garden State. While lacking the fame of the subsequent The Stranger and 52nd Street, Turnstiles is in every way their equal.



    Finally, the delicate nuances of Joels phrasing, pregnant pauses, and introspective emotion can be experienced in three-dimensional fidelity. In addition, the spectrum of the orchestras power and finesse, ravishing poignancy of the lyrics, and bittersweet qualities of the melodies bloom with unforced immediacy. The previous veiled sonic character and stultifying dryness have been corrected, presenting Joel and his crack band with illuminating precision and feeling.



    Turnstiles has never sounded betterand it never will.



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    1. Say Goodbye to Hollywood
    2. Summer, Highland Falls
    3. All You Wanna Do Is Dance
    4. New York State of Mind
    5. James
    6. Prelude/Angry Young Man
    7. I've Loved These Days

    8. Miami 2017 (Seen the Lights Go Out on Broadway)
    Billy Joel
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    Storm Front


    The Piano Man's # 1 Top Charting Grammy Award Winning 1989 Classic


    First Time 180 Gram Audiophile Red Vinyl & Gatefold Cover Presentation


    Mastered Impeccably By Joe Reagoso - Manufactured At R.T.I.


    As another exclusive installment in our Billy Joel 180 Gram Audiophile Master Series, we are proud to announce the Friday Music limited edition red vinyl release of his all out rock tour de force Storm Front.


    Recorded in 1989 with the Foreigner's Mick Jones as producer, Joel's new direction proved him correct as the album sailed to the top number one spot of the charts and maintained massive radio play with five huge hit singles for the better part of two years!


    Including the number one We Didn't Start The Fire, the rocker I Go To Extremes and the tender ballad And So It Goes, Storm Front was a pivotal release for the Piano Man, and continues to be one of the most loved albums in his massive catalog of recordings.


    As with our other stellar Billy Joel recordings, Storm Front is mastered impeccably from by Joe Reagoso and pressed on first time 180 Gram Red Vinyl at R.T.I.


    This limited edition release also is presented in an exclusive gatefold cover featuring all of the original artwork elements, plus a poly bag for the cover and a poly lined sleeve to protect your vinyl for years of enjoyment.


    I Go To Extremes.....

    1. That's Not Her Style
    2. We Didn't Start The Fire

    3. The Downeaster "Alexa"

    4. I Go To Extremes

    5. Shameless

    6. Storm Front

    7. Leningrad

    8. State Of Grace

    9. When In Rome

    10. And So It Goes
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  • An Innocent Man (Colored Vinyl) An Innocent Man (Colored Vinyl) Quick View

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    An Innocent Man (Colored Vinyl)


    First Time 180 Gram Audiophile Translucent Blue Vinyl


    Mastered Impeccably By Joe Reagoso - Manufactured At R.T.I.


    Features # 1 Hits: Tell Her About It, An Innocent Man, Uptown Girl & Leave A Tender Moment Alone


    As another definitive installment in the Billy Joel 180 Gram Audiophile Series, Friday Music is very excited to announce the release of his 1983 classic An Innocent Man for the first time on 180 Gram Translucent Blue Vinyl.


    Mastered impeccably by Joe Reagoso at Friday Music and & pressed by R.T.I., this masterpiece album was perfectly made for the audiophile in all of us. His chart topping # 1 LP included a ton of number one singles like Uptown Girl, Tell Her About It, and Leave A Tender Moment Alone.


    As Billy Joel's An Innocent Man rode the top of the music charts well over two years from 1983 thru 1985, his popularity grew thanks to the clever videos and exceptional concert tours that followed.


    For this limited translucent blue vinyl edition release, a stunning exclusive gatefold cover is also enclosed, which includes the lyrics and photos from the original release.


    On tour throughout 2016, Billy Joel's An Innocent Man will truly be a audiophile dream release now for the first time on 180 Gram Translucent Blue Vinyl.....Only from your friends at Friday Music.


    Tell Her About It.......

    1. Easy Money
    2. An Innocent Man
    3. The Longest Time
    4. This Night
    5. Tell Her About It
    6. Uptown Girl
    7. Careless Talk
    8. Christie Lee
    9. Leave A Tender Moment Alone
    10. Keeping The Faith
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    52nd Street

    Ranked 352/500 on Rolling Stone's List of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time


    52nd Street on Numbered Limited Edition 180 Gram 45RPM 2LP from Mobile Fidelity


    Mainstream Perfection: Melodic Devices, Passionate Singing, Sophisticated Arrangements, Jazzy Backdrop Walk Down 52nd Street


    Commanding Sonics: Mobile Fidelity Edition Sets the New Standard in How Joel's 1978 Classic Should-and Does-Sound


    Chart-Topper Certified Seven-Times Platinum: Includes "Big Shot," "Honesty," "My Life"


    Some artists embrace their success by repeating the steps that originally granted them fame. Billy Joel did the opposite, refusing to be contained by prescribed approaches or constrained by a given label. The follow-up to the breakthrough The Stranger, 52nd Street further expands on its predecessor's bold production techniques and inventive arrangements, incorporating more sophisticated textures as well as reflecting a jazz edge gleaned from New York City's thriving club scene.


    A key component of Mobile Fidelity's Billy Joel catalog restoration series, The Stranger is mastered from the original master tapes and pressed on 45RPM 180 gram LP at RTI. The wider and deeper grooves-as well as the meticulous mastering process-yield resplendent dynamics, broad soundstages, three-dimensional perspectives, and tonal balances absent from prior editions. Indeed, Joel wouldn't sound more realistic if were playing ten rows away from you onstage. This is how you want to experience the 1978 LP that captured the Grammy Award for Album of the Year.


    Teaming again with producer Phil Ramone, Joel capitalizes on his momentum, churning out another direct-sounding affair replete with captivating melodic devices, showmanship accents, and penetrating lyrics. The singer's concision and focus is evident via the tune's lengths, with only "Until the Night" breaking the six-minute mark. Hit singles "Big Shot" and "My Life" rattle forth with an urgency and intensity that Joel had not previously demonstrated, the combination of passionate deliveries, snide overtones, and insistent grooves setting the table for what follows.


    Broadening his palette, and drawing from New York's thriving jazz club scene and the city's late-70s grit, Joel splashes Latin and jazz colors on several pieces-even employing veterans such as Dave Grusin and Freddie Hubbard to contribute along with a cast that includes a team of background vocalists and horn players. Everything is tastefully appointed, and yet the vocalist's trademark Broadway gaze and knack for the grand gesture coincide with the straight-ahead swagger.


    52nd Street is one of the main reasons why Joel has always been championed for consistency. Everything here, from the production to the stand-up songs, helped redefine mainstream pop-rock. More than three decades later, it's finally available in fidelity that rivals that of those Columbia Records' master tapes produced right on 52nd Street. Mobile Fidelity takes you there and Joel sweeps you away.


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    1. Big Shot
    2. Honesty
    3. My Life
    4. Zanzibar
    5. Stiletto
    6. Roaslinda's Eyes
    7. Half a Mile Away
    8. Until the Night
    9. 52nd Street
    Billy Joel
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    The Bridge


    The Billy Joel/Friday Music 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl Continues


    His 1986 Multi Platinum Smash Limited Edition 180 Gram Blue Vinyl


    Mastered By Joe Reagoso At Friday Music & Manufactured At R.T.I.


    Featuring Ray Charles & Cyndi Lauper


    Billy Joel's smash LP The Bridge will always be revered as one of the finest classic albums from this superstar singer/songwriter. Released in 1986, Billy had already racked up a ton of multi-platinum successes with The Nylon Curtain, An Innocent Man, Glass Houses as he took to the road vigorously to help promote the amazing album to his huge record buying audience.


    The Bridge shows this New Yorker's skills in the studio, his stellar vocals, songwriting and amazing piano artistry. Forty years later these tunes still resonate with his fans as Billy Joel is currently embarking on a very successful 2016 worldwide concert tour, and Friday Music is proud to be a part of the celebration with his 1986 masterpiece The Bridge.


    As another installment in our exclusive Billy Joel/Friday Music 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl Series, this first time impeccably mastered audiophile translucent blue vinyl Lp is now pressed at R.T.I., featuring some of his greatest songs like the brilliant opener Running On Ice, his smash hit singles This Is The Time, A Matter Of Trust and Modern Woman.


    The masterwork contains even more of his most loved classics like the stunning Baby Grand featuring the late great Ray Charles.


    For a very limited time, we are also enhancing your listening enjoyment with a first time gatefold cover artwork presentation, which features the original LP sized cover art not seen in years, as well as lyrics to all of these great Billy Joel songs, making this a keepsake for years to come.


    Impeccably mastered by Joe Reagoso at Friday Music Studios and Capitol Mastering, Billy Joel's The Bridge will be one of the more anticipated classic rock releases in the audiophile vinyl domain this year.


    Billy Joel .The Bridge .Celebrate 4 Decades of the voice, the songs, the musicianship and the memories .1st Time Audiophile Translucent BLUE Vinyl .An exclusive .Only from your friends at Friday Music.


    This Is The Time ..

    1. Running On Ice
    2. This Is The Time
    3. A Matter Of Trust
    4. Modern Woman
    5. Baby Grand w/ Ray Charles
    6. Big Man On Mulberry Street
    7. Temptation
    8. Code Of Silence
    9. Getting Closer
    Billy Joel
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    The Nylon Curtain

    The Nylon Curtain on Numbered Limited Edition 180 Gram 45RPM 2LP from Mobile Fidelity


    Legendary Singer-Songwriter Channels John Lennon on Musically Ambitious and Socially Poignant Baby Boomer-Themed Set


    Mobile Fidelity Edition Broadens Expanse of Orchestral Arrangements, Sweep of Melodic Breadth, and Microdynamic Reach


    Multi-Platinum 1982 Song Cycle Includes "Allentown," "Laura," "Pressure," "Goodnight Saigon"


    Having triumphantly asserted himself as a take-no-mess singer-songwriter on 1980's hard-rocking Glass Houses, Billy Joel continues to push his creative impulses on The Nylon Curtain, a fascinating song cycle that pays tribute to John Lennon and stands as the most ambitious project of his career. Enriched by sweeping orchestral arrangements and socially conscious lyrics, the 1982 set addresses unemployment, war, and realities of the Reagan era with exacting precision. Insightful and clever, the album's Baby Boomer-themed narratives continue to resonate.


    A requisite piece of Mobile Fidelity's Billy Joel catalog restoration series, The Nylon Curtain is mastered from the original master tapes and pressed on 180 gram LP at RTI. The myriad nuances amidst Phil Ramone's crisp production assume greater tonality, texture, and detail. What was a very good-sounding album is now an audiophile-caliber favorite, with transparency, clarity, and microdynamics enhancing the poignant connection between Joel's expressiveness and the listener's emotions. The Nylon Curtain is now an even more personal experience, a brilliant distillation of sadness, loss, hope, and anger.


    Harnessing concerns, obsessions, reflections, and feelings that consumed a majority of the Baby Boomer generation near the beginning of the Reagan Era, Joel delves into job loss ("Allentown"), wartime fallout ("Goodbye Saigon"), and, of course, romantic longing ("She's Right on Time"). Rather than take a long-view perspective, Joel gets up and close to the issues, infusing the fare with a mix of sadness, frustration, cautious optimism, and moodiness that he wears on his sleeve. Joel's melodies, too, ricochet with unmistakably personal sentiment, as he constructs arrangements in tribute to Lennon, whose ghost arises on pieces like "Scandinavian Skies" and "Laura."


    Pop culture author Chuck Klosterman addresses the Beatles link and The Nylon Curtain's timeless appeal in Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs, writing: "'Laura' and 'Where's the Orchestra' really are as good as what's on The White Album. This is because the first song says things so directly that its words shouldn't make sense to anyone else (and yet they do), while the latter is so metaphorically vague that anybody should be able to understand what he's implying."


    But relate and understand audiences do: The Nylon Curtain remains a pop marvel, introspective juggernaut, and finally, courtesy of Mobile Fidelity, a sonic landmark. Joel's anguish, regrets, sorrow, and worries transcend both tastes and time. Somewhat underappreciated upon its original release, the 55-minute effort is now regarded as a conceptual masterpiece.


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    1. Allentown
    2. Laura
    3. Pressure
    4. Goodnight Saigon
    5. She's Right on Time
    6. A Room of Our Own
    7. Surprises
    8. Scandinavian Skies
    9. Where's the Orchestra
    Billy Joel
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    Songs In The Attic

    Songs In the Attic on Numbered Limited Edition 180 Gram LP from Mobile Fidelity


    1981 Live Album Finds Joel Adding Warmth to Ballads, Punch and Kick to Rockers


    Taking You to the Stage: Mobile Fidelity Version Pulls Gives You a Dead-Center Seat and Wonderful Sonic Perspective


    Ideal Summation of Joel's Early Period Material, Enhanced by Accomplished Band in Concert Setting


    Great live albums often function as documents of a performer's stinting onstage abilities, stopgaps between studio albums, introductions to a musician's earlier work, and/or opportunities for familiar material to be showcased in superior ways. Songs In the Attic serves all of these purposes and more. As Billy Joel's first live album, it's still his best, punctuated by dynamic renditions of favorites and deep cuts, and augmented by a tested band in sync with the pianist.


    A vital component of Mobile Fidelity's Billy Joel catalog restoration series, Songs In the Attic is mastered from the original master tapes and pressed on 180 gram LP at RTI. The resulting presentation effortlessly outshines that heard on all previous editions of this 1981 set. Joel's piano possesses fuller body and lifelike resonance. His veteran group's contributions emerge with newfound clarity, dynamics, decay, and extension. Balances are supreme, and shades and colors blend, amplifying richness and presence.


    On the heels of three multi-platinum albums and a commercial breakthrough, Joel released Songs In the Attic to both tide fans over until 1982's The Nylon Curtain as well to feature material in a looser, warmer setting. The record highlights not only the singer's consistency and knack for indelible melodies, but savvy live techniques. Upbeat tunes such as "Everybody Loves You Now" receive a more fleshed-out treatment that yields added punch and swagger, while balladic numbers like "I've Loved These Days" take on a cozy warmth akin to the feeling of putting on a sweater on a cool fall day.


    Songs In the Attic also bridged the gap for listeners for whom Joel was then a new entity, as many didn't come to his music until The Stranger. Hence, tracks like "Captain Jack" and "The Ballad of Billy the Kid," from Piano Man, get a fresh identity, particularly courtesy of a backing band that, by then, had been gigging with Joel for years. No wonder that, unlike a majority of live records, Songs In the Attic yielded two Top 40 pop hits: "Say Goodbye to Hollywood" and "She's Got a Way." No matter from what angle it's viewed, the set stands as one of the most important and enjoyable live records ever released.


    This title is not eligible for discount.

    1. Miami 2017 (Seen the Lights Go Out on Broadway)
    2. Summer, Highland Falls
    3. Streetlife Serenader
    4. Los Angelenos
    5. She's Got a Way
    6. Everybody Loves You Now
    7. Say Goodbye to Hollywood
    8. Captain Jack
    9. You're My Home
    10. The Ballad of Billy the Kid
    11. I've Loved These Days
    Billy Joel
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    Cold Spring Harbor


    The Billy Joel/Friday Music 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl Continues!


    His Very First Album Revisited For The First Time In The Audiophile Domain


    First Time 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl & Gatefold Cover Presentation


    Mastered By Joe Reagoso At Friday Music And Manufactured At R.T.I.



    Billy Joel's debut LP Cold Spring Harbor will always be revered as one of the finest classic early albums from
    this superstar singer/songwriter. Released in 1971, Billy had already paid a bunch of dues since the 60's with bands
    like The Hassles and Atilla. Already entrenched with a handful of influential radio programmers, Billy Joel took to the
    road vigorously to help promote the Cold Spring Harbor album on stations like WNEW in New York and WMMR in Philly,
    which eventually helped break Billy to a huge record buying audience. As his nightclub shows became sell outs and
    airplay was beginning with his debut LP, Cold Spring Harbor soon became the album which would springboard this
    singer/songwriter into an arena artist in a very short time.


    Cold Spring Harbor shows this New Yorker's skills in the studio, his stellar vocals, songwriting and amazing
    piano artistry. Forty years later these tunes still resonate with his fans as Billy Joel is currently embarking on a very
    successful concert tour, and Friday Music is proud to be a part of the celebration with his debut masterwork Cold
    Spring Harbor.


    As another installment in our exclusive Billy Joel/Friday Music 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl Series, this first
    time impeccably mastered audiophile LP features some of his greatest songs like the brilliant album opener She's
    Got a Way, the Beatle-esqe You Can Make Me Free, the stellar instrumental Nocturne, and his classic debut single
    Everybody Loves You Now.


    The masterwork contains even more of his most loved classics like the stunning Falling of the Rain and the
    country flavor of Turn Around featuring Sneaky Pete from The Byrds on pedal steel guitar.


    For a very limited time, we are also enhancing your listening enjoyment with a first time gatefold cover artwork
    presentation, which features the original LP sized cover art not seen in years, as well as lyrics to all of these great Billy
    Joel songs, making this a keepsake for years to come.


    Impeccably mastered by Joe Reagoso at Friday Music Studios, Billy Joel's Cold Spring Harbor will be one of the
    more anticipated classic rock releases in the audiophile vinyl domain this year.


    Billy Joel Cold Spring Harbor Celebrate 4 Decades of the voice, the songs, the musicianship and the memories 1st
    Time Audiophile Vinyl An exclusive Only from your friends at Friday Music.


    Everybody Loves You Now

    1. She's Got a Way
    2. You Can Make Me Free
    3. Everybody Loves You Now
    4. Why Judy Why
    5. Falling of the Rain
    6. Turn Around
    7. You Look So Good to Me
    8. Tomorrow Is Today
    9. Nocturne
    10. Got to Begin Again
    Billy Joel
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  • Glass Houses Glass Houses Quick View

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    Glass Houses


    The Piano Man's # 1 Top Charting Grammy Award Winning 1980 Classic


    First Time 180 Gram Audiophile Clear Vinyl & Gatefold Cover Presentation


    Mastered Impeccably By Joe Reagoso - Manufactured At R.T.I.


    Friday Music is pleased to announce another installment to our exclusive Billy Joel 180 Gram Master Audiophile Series with the first time 180 Gram Clear Vinyl release of the Number One, Grammy Award winner and American Music Award winning Album of the Year 1980's Glass Houses.


    Mastered by Friday Music's Joe Reagoso and pressed on 180 Gram Clear Vinyl at RTI, this amazing album will forever reign as one of his most popular albums in his stunning career.


    Featuring his first #1 single It's Still Rock And Roll To Me, Glass Houses set the stage for a more hard rockin' venture than his previous works. From the classic rocker You May Be Right, the fan favorite Sometimes A Fantasy and other big hits like Don't Ask Me Why and All For Leyna, Billy Joel delivered a great sounding album and was rewarded with more superstardom which continues to this day.


    To further celebrate this classic Joel album, Glass Houses comes with the original graphics, gatefold album cover, featuring the lyrics and photos from the original inner sleeve art, as well as the five star mastering you have come to expect from Friday Music.


    The album is also packaged with a vinyl inner sleeve for the Lp and a outer poly sleeve to protect the album cover. Billy Joel will be on tour throughout 2016 and we are honored to have this legendary artist's finest works available on audiophile 180 Gram Friday Music vinyl for everyone to enjoy. Look for more great sounds to come from Billy Joel's classic Columbia Records catalog


    You May Be Right!

    1. You May Be Right
    2. Sometimes A Fantasy
    3. Don't Ask Me Why
    4. It's Still Rock And Roll To Me
    5. All For Leyna
    6. I Don't Want To Be Alone
    7. Sleeping With The Television On
    8. C'etait Toi (You Were The One)
    9. Close To The Borderline
    10. Through The Long Night
    Billy Joel
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    Piano Man (Discontinued)

    Import

    Now Remastered on 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl With an Insert!


    Billy Joel's first hit Piano Man from 1973 is about the fate of the lonely losers at a late night bar serenading a piano player. It struck a chord with audiences all over the world, and proved the start of a very fruitful career. It would turn into the ultimate sing-along for all, and is still one of his most beloved hits.


    The eponymous album from 1973 showcases Joel's talent as a songwriter, and not only in his signature song. Numbers such as The Ballad Of Billy The Kid and Worst Comes To Worst have always remained fan favourites.

    1. Travellin' Prayer
    2. Piano Man
    3. Ain't No Crime
    4. You're My Home
    5. The Ballad Of Billy The Kid
    6. Worse Comes To Worst
    7. Stop In Nevada
    8. If I Only Had The Words (To Tell You)
    9. Somewhere Along The Line
    10. Captain Jack
    Billy Joel
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    Common Bond

    Long time Billy Joel bandmate Mark Rivera releases his debut album Common Bond in 2014. The album's title is a nod to staying true to your roots and the ties that bind. Mark has worked with Billy Joel for over 30 years and with Ringo Starr for 18 years and both artists make guest appearances on Common Bond. Mark's "band leaders" couldn't be more enthusiastic.


    "I LOVE 'Common Bond.' It really rocks in a good old way - like we did back in the day. Your voice sounds great and the band kicks ass. I crank it up in the car," Billy said from backstage at Madison Square Garden.


    Backstage on the All-Starr Band's Summer Tour, Ringo said in his trademark wit, "I'm only here to promote Mark Rivera .Mr. Showbiz himself!!"


    Mark and producer Jimmy Bralower have assembled a stellar group of musicians to play on Common Bond.

    1. Loraine
    2. Sticky Situation
    3. Start Over
    4. Spanish Castle Magic
    5. Money, Money, Money
    6. Tell Me All The Things You Do
    7. Hard To Let Go
    8. Turn Me Loose
    9. Why You Dance So Good
    10. Rise
    Mark Rivera
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    The Nylon Curtain

    1982's The Nylon Curtain was a tremendous and resounding success for Billy Joel. Boasting a ton of hit singles and huge radio activity for the better part of the year, this legendary artist truly hit his stride with this amazing release.


    With stunning hits like Allentown and Pressure maneuvering this fine album to the top of the charts, The Nylon Curtain showed the highly creative mind of Billy Joel, as the orchestrations, the melodies and the lyrical setting made this one of his most important recordings of his four decade career. Incredible tracks filled this Phil Ramone produced album such as the the AOR classic Goodnight Saigon, his Christmas fan favorite She's Right On Time, as well as the melancholy closer Where's The Orchestra with its surprise ending.


    As part of the extensive Billy Joel 180g Audiophile Series on Friday Music, both Joe Reagoso of Friday Music and Kevin Gray from AcousTech have gone back to the original Columbia Records analog tapes and have mastered another winning audiophile release. Pressed at RTI in conjunction with Sony Music, The Nylon Curtain just fills the room with all the excitement and sonic delivery you would expect from this legendary artist.

    1. Allentown
    2. Laura
    3. Pressure
    4. Goodnight Saigon
    5. She's Right On Time
    6. A Room Of Our Own
    7. Surprises
    8. Scandinavian Skies
    9. Where's The Orchestra?
    Billy Joel
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  • The Best of Donny Hathaway (Awaiting Repress) The Best of Donny Hathaway (Awaiting Repress) Quick View

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    The Best of Donny Hathaway (Awaiting Repress)


    The Donny Hathaway/friday Music 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl Series Begins!


    Celebrate The Soulful Singer & Songwriter's Greatest Hits


    First Time 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl!


    Mastered Impeccably By Joe "Philly Soul" Reagoso From The Original ATCO Records Tapes.


    Featuring The Rare Appearances Of This Christmas And You Were Meant For Me On Vinyl.


    Featuring Chart Topping Duets With Roberta Flack


    Donny Hathaway will be forever known as one of the leading voices of the
    70's soul renaissance and truly one of the more championed songwriters during his
    short lifetime. Thanks to today's respect and care given to his music by a whole new
    generation of musicians and fans, Donny Hathaway forever reigns as one of soul's
    pioneers. Much like Ray Charles, Otis Redding, and other superstars before him,
    Donny had the necessary ingredients of a stellar voice/musicianship and songwriting
    acumen which successfully reached across all gospel, soul, rock and pop genres


    Donny Hathaway created some of the greatest sides ever for ATCO, where he
    spent his time on earth creating some of the most masterful and beautiful soul music
    ever waxed.


    In 1978, Donny was honored with his first greatest hits collection simply titled
    The Best of Donny Hathaway. This stunning array of his most memorable hit singles
    and stellar album staples, most of them featuring Joel Dorn, Billy Cobham, Arif Mardin,
    Jerry Wexler, Eric Gale, Bernard Purdie, King Curtis, Doc Gibbs and Cornell Dupree,
    continues to illustrate how important a force he was then and still is today, over four
    decades since!


    The Best of Donny Hathaway features a heavy menu of his finest moments like
    the funk infused The Ghetto, the definitive balladry of Leon Russell's A Song For You,
    and of course his duet chart topper with Roberta Flack Where Is The Love, which truly
    opened up a worldwide audience to this sorely missed genius.


    Even more classics abound as you'll hear the only vinyl release versions of
    his beautiful last top charting r&b ballad You Were Meant For Me and his standard
    holiday gem This Christmas. The fine LP also includes one of the more poignant songs
    of our time Someday We'll All Be Free which is truly a milestone song for this artist.
    This 1978 Greatest Hits LP hasn't been available on vinyl for many decades... that
    is until now!


    Friday Music is very proud to announce for the first time ever the stunning 180
    Gram Audiophile Vinyl release of The Best Of Donny Hathaway. Mastered impeccably
    from the original ATCO Records tapes by Joe "Philly Soul" Reagoso at Friday Music
    Studios and Capitol Mastering in Hollywood, these classic tracks truly reach sonic
    heights in the audiophile vinyl domain. We have also included the original artwork
    elements by Sandi Young, the classic illustration of Donny Hathaway by Norman
    Green, as well as the original back cover studio session information not seen in LP
    cover form in years!


    The soul lives on here at the Friday Music label, and as with our recent original
    pioneering soul albums from Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Solomon Burke, Wilson
    Pickett and others, we feel this stunning Donny Hathaway 180 Gram Audiophile
    Vinyl will be a much anticipated and welcomed release to all the soul, funk and rock
    audiophile vinyl fans.


    Take It From Me .Someday We'll All Be Free

    1. You Were Meant For Me
    2. A Song For You
    3. You've Got A Friend (Donny Hathaway & Roberta Flack)
    4. Someday We'll All Be Free
    5. Giving Up
    6. Where Is The Love (Donny Hathaway & Roberta Flack)
    7. The Ghetto
    8. Valdez In The Country
    9. This Christmas
    Donny Hathaway
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    Glass Houses (Awaiting Repress)

    Friday Music presents the Billy Joel 180g Master Audiophile Series with their first installment, the #1, Grammy Award winner and American Music Award winning Album of the Year, 1980's Glass Houses. Mastered from the original Columbia Records analog tapes by Friday Music's Joe Reagoso and Kevin Gray at Acoustech, and pressed at RTI with Sony Music, this amazing album will forever reign as one of his most popular albums in his stunning career.


    Featuring his first #1 single It's Still Rock And Roll To Me, Glass Houses set the stage for a more hard rockin' venture than his previous works. From the classic rocker You May Be Right, the fan favorite Sometimes A Fantasy and other big hits like Don't Ask Me Why and All For Leyna, Billy Joel delivered an outstanding album that rewarded him with a superstardom he has maintained to this day.


    To celebrate the 30th Anniversary of this classic Joel album, Glass Houses comes with the original graphics, gatefold album cover, lyrics and inner sleeve, as well as the five star mastering you have come to expect from Friday Music and Acoustech. The album is also packaged with a vinyl inner sleeve for the lp and a outer poly sleeve.

    1. You May Be Right
    2. Sometimes A Fantasy
    3. Don't Ask Me Why
    4. It's Still Rock And Roll To Me
    5. All For Leyna
    6. I Don't Want To Be Alone
    7. Sleeping With The Television On
    8. C'etait Toi (You Were The One)
    9. Close To The Borderline
    10. Through The Long Night
    Billy Joel
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    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP AWAITING REPRESS Buy Now
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    52nd Street

    Import

    After the massive success of The Stranger, Joel hit back with 52nd Street (1978) - further building on his unique sound and songwriting formula that brought him to the top of the charts. Working again with producer Phil Ramone, Billy jazzed up his act and even gets some Steely Dan influences in there on songs like "Zanzibar". Ramone's slick producing style also fits the melodrama and uplifting effect of Joels music, derived from Broadway theater. Always a craftsman in his own right, the melodies Billy churned out on 52nd Street remain some of the best he ever wrote.

    1. Big Shot
    2. Honesty
    3. My Life
    4. Zanzibar
    5. Stiletto
    6. Rosalinda's Eyes
    7. Half A Mile Away
    8. Until The Night
    9. 52nd Street
    Billy Joel
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