Glass Houses (album)

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Glass Houses is the seventh studio album by American singer-songwriter Billy Joel, released on March 12, 1980.wikipedia
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Glass Houses is the seventh studio album by American singer-songwriter Billy Joel, released on March 12, 1980.
Joel released his seventh studio album, Glass Houses, in 1980 in an attempt to further establish himself as a rock and roll artist; this release featured "It's Still Rock and Roll to Me" (Joel's first single to top the Billboard Hot 100 chart), "You May Be Right", "Don't Ask Me Why", and "Sometimes a Fantasy".

It's Still Rock and Roll to Me

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It features Joel's first song to peak at on Billboard's Pop Singles chart, "It's Still Rock and Roll to Me".
"It's Still Rock and Roll to Me" is a 1980 song performed by Billy Joel, from the hit album Glass Houses.

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The album itself topped the Pop Albums chart for six weeks and was ranked on Billboard's 1980 year-end album chart.

You May Be Right (song)

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"You May Be Right" is a single written and performed by rock singer Billy Joel from his 1980 album Glass Houses.

Billy Joel Band

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This was also the final studio album to feature the original incarnation (Joel, Richie Cannata, Doug Stegmeyer, Russell Javors, & Liberty DeVitto) of the Billy Joel Band.
This was the basic lineup for some of Joel's classic albums of the 1970s and 1980s including Turnstiles, The Stranger, 52nd Street, Glass Houses, and Songs in the Attic.

Sometimes a Fantasy

"Sometimes a Fantasy" is a song by Billy Joel released as the last single from his album Glass Houses.

Russell Javors

This was also the final studio album to feature the original incarnation (Joel, Richie Cannata, Doug Stegmeyer, Russell Javors, & Liberty DeVitto) of the Billy Joel Band.

Don't Ask Me Why (Billy Joel song)

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It was released as the third single from the album Glass Houses and later included on Greatest Hits Volume 2.

Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs

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In 2004, the pop-culture journalist and rock critic Chuck Klosterman praised the album in an essay on Joel titled "Every Dog Must Have His Every Day, Every Drunk Must Have His Drink" from his book Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs (the title of the essay refers to a line from the Glass Houses song "Don't Ask Me Why").

Liberty DeVitto

This was also the final studio album to feature the original incarnation (Joel, Richie Cannata, Doug Stegmeyer, Russell Javors, & Liberty DeVitto) of the Billy Joel Band.

All for Leyna

"All for Leyna" is a song by Billy Joel from the 1980 album Glass Houses.

Richie Cannata

This was also the final studio album to feature the original incarnation (Joel, Richie Cannata, Doug Stegmeyer, Russell Javors, & Liberty DeVitto) of the Billy Joel Band.

Doug Stegmeyer

This was also the final studio album to feature the original incarnation (Joel, Richie Cannata, Doug Stegmeyer, Russell Javors, & Liberty DeVitto) of the Billy Joel Band.

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Leigh assisted Boyer until 1979, when Leigh became Phil Ramone's assistant engineer on Billy Joel's Glass Houses.

52nd Street (album)

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This album was the third collaboration between Joel and producer Phil Ramone, following The Stranger and 52nd Street and the final such collaboration in association with Home Run.

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Glass Houses is the seventh studio album by American singer-songwriter Billy Joel, released on March 12, 1980.

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Glass Houses is the seventh studio album by American singer-songwriter Billy Joel, released on March 12, 1980.

Billboard Hot 100

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It features Joel's first song to peak at on Billboard's Pop Singles chart, "It's Still Rock and Roll to Me".

Billboard (magazine)

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It features Joel's first song to peak at on Billboard's Pop Singles chart, "It's Still Rock and Roll to Me". The album itself topped the Pop Albums chart for six weeks and was ranked on Billboard's 1980 year-end album chart.

Grammy Award

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In 1981, Joel won a Grammy Award for "Best Male Rock Vocal Performance" for his work on Glass Houses.

Grammy Award for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance

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In 1981, Joel won a Grammy Award for "Best Male Rock Vocal Performance" for his work on Glass Houses.

Stephen Thomas Erlewine

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According to music critic Stephen Thomas Erlewine, the album featured "a harder-edged sound" compared to Joel's other work, in response to the punk and new wave movements.