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My Lives is a box set compilation of demos, outtakes, B-sides, soundtrack cuts, live recordings and album cuts by American singer/songwriter Billy Joel.wikipedia
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And So It Goes

The original 1983 demo was released on the 2005 box set My Lives.

Until the Night

"Until the Night" is also included on the 2005 Billy Joel four-CD and one-DVD compilation entitled My Lives (in reference to the song "My Life").

Only the Good Die Young

A demo, included in the box set My Lives, is a slower, reggae version of the song.

Modern Woman

Though the song was quite successful, Joel has since said in interviews he does not care for it, (Citation?) and subsequently it has been left off most of his compilation sets (the exceptions appear to be My Lives and The Ultimate Collection).

Keeping the Faith (song)

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A third, previously unreleased remix was released on the My Lives box set.

Attila (rock band)

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One track from the album, "Amplifier Fire, Part 1 (Godzilla)," appears on Joel's 2005 boxed set, My Lives.

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My Lives is a box set compilation of demos, outtakes, B-sides, soundtrack cuts, live recordings and album cuts by American singer/songwriter Billy Joel.
In 2005, Columbia released a box set, My Lives, which is largely a compilation of demos, b-sides, live/alternative versions and even a few Top 40 hits.

The River of Dreams

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These versions can be found on the boxed sets My Lives and Complete Hits Collection: 1973–1999 – but even these versions differ from each other, both in length and in arrangement: one, for instance, has more percussion.

All About Soul

The B-side was "You Picked a Real Bad Time", which did not appear on an album until the compilation box set My Lives was released in 2005.

Lullabye (Goodnight, My Angel)

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The version of "River of Dreams" incorporating "Lullaby" appeared as an alternate version on the box set My Lives, and on ''An Evening of Questions and Answers...And A Little Music.

The Times They Are a-Changin' (song)

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Highway 61 Revisited (song)

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The song highlights a selection of covers that appear on his 2005 box set My Lives.

Goodnight Saigon

It has also been included on several compilation albums, including Greatest Hits, Souvenir: The Ultimate Collection, The Ultimate Collection, The Essential Billy Joel, Piano Man: The Very Best of Billy Joel and My Lives.

Box set

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My Lives is a box set compilation of demos, outtakes, B-sides, soundtrack cuts, live recordings and album cuts by American singer/songwriter Billy Joel.

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My Lives is a box set compilation of demos, outtakes, B-sides, soundtrack cuts, live recordings and album cuts by American singer/songwriter Billy Joel.

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My Lives is a box set compilation of demos, outtakes, B-sides, soundtrack cuts, live recordings and album cuts by American singer/songwriter Billy Joel.

My Life (Billy Joel song)

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The album name is derivative of the Billy Joel song "My Life".

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The liner notes were written by longtime Rolling Stone magazine contributor Anthony DeCurtis.

Anthony DeCurtis

The liner notes were written by longtime Rolling Stone magazine contributor Anthony DeCurtis.

A-side and B-side

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The 4-CD set is notable for including numerous tracks which had been previously released, but had never been available on an official Billy Joel album, including songs from his days with the Lost Souls, the Hassles, and Attila, various B-sides, and soundtrack contributions such as "Why Should I Worry?", which his character sang in the Disney animated film Oliver & Company.

River of Dreams

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A bonus DVD is also included featuring live performances from River of Dreams Tour.

Alexa Ray Joel

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The cover of the box set was painted by Joel's daughter, Alexa Ray Joel, when she was seven years old.