Greatest Hits (Billy Joel albums)

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Billy Joel's Greatest Hits is a collection released in two sets, 12 years apart.wikipedia
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Souvenir: The Ultimate Collection

These two songs were also available as singles and, in 1989, on the 5-disc box set Souvenir: The Ultimate Collection which included the entire Greatest Hits Volume I & Volume II (with "Honesty").
The five-album set spans most of Joel's recording career, containing Live at Yankee Stadium Highlights (five songs only), his 1985 double-album Greatest Hits, Volume I and II, his 1989 album Storm Front and a collection of interviews alongside the title track "Souvenir" (from his 1974 album Streetlife Serenade).

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Billy Joel's Greatest Hits is a collection released in two sets, 12 years apart.
His 1985 compilation album, Greatest Hits Vol. 1 & 2, is one of the best-selling albums in the U.S.

Honesty (Billy Joel song)

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Some pressings do not include "Honesty", and instead include "Don't Ask Me Why".
The song was not included on any of Joel's US-released compilation packages; however, it appears on the Dutch and Japanese editions of Greatest Hits Volume 2, replacing "Don't Ask Me Why" (1980).

The Ultimate Collection (Billy Joel album)

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"You're Only Human (Second Wind)" later featured on the compilation The Ultimate Collection released in 2000, and on disc 15, Collected Additional Masters, of The Complete Albums Collection box set, released in 2011.
This career-spanning compilation features some of Joel's early notable compositions and hit singles which were disregarded on his Greatest Hits series, although several fan favorites like "Scenes from an Italian Restaurant", "Pressure" and "Big Shot" were excluded alternatively.

Phil Woods

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Contrary to some sources, the sax solo on "New York State of Mind" was never re-recorded by Phil Woods for the release of Greatest Hits.

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"You're Only Human (Second Wind)" later featured on the compilation The Ultimate Collection released in 2000, and on disc 15, Collected Additional Masters, of The Complete Albums Collection box set, released in 2011.

New York State of Mind

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Contrary to some sources, the sax solo on "New York State of Mind" was never re-recorded by Phil Woods for the release of Greatest Hits.

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Danny Kortchmar

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Leonard Cohen

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Two previously unreleased studio tracks are included, "To Make You Feel My Love" and "Hey Girl", while the third new track, "Light as the Breeze", was originally recorded for a Leonard Cohen tribute album known as Tower of Song in 1995.

Tower of Song

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Two previously unreleased studio tracks are included, "To Make You Feel My Love" and "Hey Girl", while the third new track, "Light as the Breeze", was originally recorded for a Leonard Cohen tribute album known as Tower of Song in 1995.