52nd Street

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52nd Street 40:43 $17.98
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1 Big Shot (Album Version) 4:03 96/24 Album only
2 Honesty (Album Version) 3:56 96/24 Album only
3 My Life (Album Version) 4:44 96/24 Album only
4 Zanzibar (Album Version) 5:13 96/24 Album only
5 Stiletto (Album Version) 4:42 96/24 Album only
6 Rosalinda's Eyes (Album Version) 4:41 96/24 Album only
7 Half a Mile Away (Album Version) 4:08 96/24 Album only
8 Until the Night 6:35 96/24 Album only
9 52nd Street (Album Version) 2:27 96/24 Album only

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℗ 1978 SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT

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52nd Street was released on October 13, 1978 and is Billy Joel's sixth studio album. It was recorded at A&R Recording, Inc. during July and August 1978, and was produced by Phil Ramone. Three songs on the album reached the Top 40 in the US. They were: "My Life" (#3), "Big Shot" (#14), and "Honesty" (#24). 52nd Street won the Album of the Year Grammy Award in 1979. The album peaked at #1 on the US Billboard 200 chart in 1979 and has been certified 7x Platinum by the RIAA.

Personnel:
Billy Joel – piano, vocals
Doug Stegmeyer – bass, backing vocals
Liberty DeVitto – drums
Richie Cannata – saxophones, organ, clarinet
Steve Khan – electric guitar, acoustic guitar, backing vocals
Freddie Hubbard – flugelhorn and trumpet on "Zanzibar"
Mike Mainieri – vibes and marimba on "Zanzibar" and "Rosalinda's Eyes"
David Spinozza – acoustic guitar on "Honesty"
David Friedman – orchestral chimes and percussion on "Until the Night"
Ralph MacDonald – percussion on "Rosalinda's Eyes" and "Half a Mile Away"
Eric Gale – electric guitar on "Half a Mile Away"
Hugh McCracken – nylon string guitar on "Until the Night" and "Rosalinda's Eyes"
Robert Freedman – horn and string orchestration on "Until the Night" and "Honesty"
Dave Grusin – horn orchestration on "Half a Mile Away"
David Nadien – concertmaster