Songs in the Attic

Songs in the Attic is the first live album by Billy Joel, released in 1981.wikipedia
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You're My Home

The single-releases included: "Say Goodbye to Hollywood" and "She's Got a Way", which made the top 25, and "You're My Home".
It was originally on Billy Joel's 1973 album Piano Man, and also appears on Songs in the Attic (1981), The Ultimate Collection (2000), The Essential Billy Joel (2001) and 12 Gardens Live (2006).

Cold Spring Harbor (album)

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At the time of its release, it was the first widely available appearance of music from his first album, Cold Spring Harbor, originally released in 1971.
Joel later released live versions of "She's Got a Way" and "Everybody Loves You Now", first included on this album, in his Songs in the Attic (1981), recorded in live performances.

She's Got a Way

The single-releases included: "Say Goodbye to Hollywood" and "She's Got a Way", which made the top 25, and "You're My Home".
It was also featured as a single from the 1981 live album Songs in the Attic, peaking at number 23 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in early 1982.

Say Goodbye to Hollywood

The single-releases included: "Say Goodbye to Hollywood" and "She's Got a Way", which made the top 25, and "You're My Home".
However, the song achieved greater recognition in 1981 when a live version from Songs in the Attic was released as a single, with the live version of "Summer, Highland Falls" as a B-side.

Billy Joel

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Songs in the Attic is the first live album by Billy Joel, released in 1981.
The popular songs "She's Got a Way" and "Everybody Loves You Now" were originally released on this album, but went largely unnoticed until being released as live performances on Songs in the Attic (1981).

Los Angelenos

In Japan, "Los Angelenos" was also available in 1981.
A live version was released on the 1981 album Songs in the Attic.

Everybody Loves You Now

"Everybody Loves You Now" (not a single) directed by Steve Cohen (live at Sparks);
Live versions were included on the albums Songs in the Attic, 12 Gardens Live and Live at Shea Stadium: The Concert.

Billy Joel Band

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But by the late 1970s, Joel had a fairly consistent touring/recording band and wanted to showcase his songs as played by his 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.

1981 in music

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Songs in the Attic is the first live album by Billy Joel, released in 1981.

Streetlife Serenade

Live versions of "Streetlife Serenader" and "Los Angelenos" appeared on Joel's first live album, Songs in the Attic (1981).

Captain Jack (Billy Joel song)

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"Captain Jack" is a song by Billy Joel featured on his 1973 album Piano Man with a live version on his 1981 album Songs in the Attic.

The Ballad of Billy the Kid

However, in the liner notes to his album Songs in the Attic Joel claims that the "Billy" in the final verse is not himself but rather a bartender who worked in Oyster Bay, by the name of Billy Nastri.

Doug Stegmeyer

Stegmeyer became a core member of Billy Joel's band, playing bass on Joel's studio albums from Turnstiles through The Bridge and on the live albums Songs in the Attic and КОНЦЕРТ.

The Stranger (album)

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In the liner notes, Joel writes that Songs in the Attic introduced his earlier work to fans who had come to know his work after The Stranger.